By David H. Kirkwood WASHINGTON, DC—Following ancient custom, the United States Supreme Court will begin its next term on the first Monday in October. However, when the nine justices hear their first case on October 6, there will be something new in the courtroom that will assist hearing aid wearers present in following the proceedings: […]
Dr. Jerry Northern returns as guest contributor this week to review a number of converging factors that threaten the viability of Audiology as a profession. The factors emanate from the rapid transition of hearing aid distribution from a medical model toward the electronic commodity market, as he discussed last week. Specific solutions are in […]
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Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.
Jerry Northern continues his analysis of the New Hearing Aid Consumer, a newcomer with more expectations and sophistication than buyers of the past. Today, Dr. Northern covers the dizzying array of technological features confronting those consumers as they attempt their due diligence. As usual, Northern’s writing is user-friendly. His examples and use […]
Hearing light – Demonstrations of auditory sensitivity, Part II This is a continuation of “Can You Hear Light?” from last week’s post by Dr. Manfred Euler, Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN), Kiel. Signal amplification via resonance The amplification process is based on the resonance of […]
As summer closes in North America, it is the end of the baseball season, at least here. But baseball has become a truly international sport. So, while the season is winding down in the U.S. and Canada, in other parts of the world, such as Australia and Latin America, play will soon […]
Shanna Groves, a fellow speechreading instructor, is my guest writer this week. By Shanna Groves My eyes were often my ears as a child growing up with an undiagnosed hearing loss. In college, I majored in Communication and took several classes that emphasized Voice and Diction. This exposed me to the importance of enunciation and […]
Let me start by saying that my writing is evolving and becoming more polished, but, I am NOT a technical writer by any means. So, if any of you readers want to add technical information in the comment section, I am all for it! That being said, here we go! As the world of fitting […]
Poor balance and instability in the elderly has been described as a “geriatric syndrome” because the specific cause of these complaints is often not obvious on initial examination. This is primarily because poor balance in the elderly is most often multi-factorial, with no single clinical abnormality responsible. The balance system is complex, with contributions […]
Welcome to part 3 of Larry Blumenfeld’s article from Blu Note magazine. In parts 1 and 2 he discussed the rocky balance between music and politics, at least at a municipal bylaw ordinance level. Here is what Larry had to say. During a press conference […]
Parents and others who work with children with hearing loss feel the need to advocate for the children. However, the most important part of advocacy is learning to advocate for oneself. When children rely on others to advocate for them, they do not feel powerful. But when they are capable of advocating for themselves they […]
La audicion es pues uno de nuestros sentidos mas valiosos: con ella, nos podemos comunicar con nuestra familia y amigos, y nos mantiene en contacto con los sonidos de la vida que nos rodea las 24 horas del día. Su Audicion Y Su Bienestar, Spanish Chapter 1 (PDF)