Breaking the Legal Sound Barrier

Stanton (2016) indicates that the history of deaf and hard of hearing lawyers parallels... Read More

The Potato Famine Brings Communication to the Deaf-Blind

The Potato Famine In the 1830s-40s most of Ireland lived in terrible housing conditions.... Read More

Who was “Dif” Smith?

If you were not raised in Texas or live outside the US, this Texas... Read More


Global Issues in Hearing Care: Dynamics, Problems & Solutions, Part I

A number of years ago I met Siamak Sani at an audiology meeting in... Read More

Scams and the Caption Phone System

Added May 7, 2016: EDITORS CLARIFICATION: To clarify an error in this article: the... Read More

The Dance of a Thousand Hands

Throughout Asian religion, the name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, which means “Perceiving the Sounds... Read More

The Cochlea’s Biological Clock – Updated

Occasionally at Hearing International we receive comments and corrections from readers.  Thanks to Dr.... Read More

Cultural Differences in Hearing Aid Use

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) (2015) these are the current facts on... Read More


Globalization of the Doctor of Audiology Degree – Part II

As discussed in last week’s Hearing International, most audiologists in the United States have... Read More

The Third International Audiology Conference

 For 2,000 years, Qu Yuan’s patriotic spirit has influenced many people and he remains... Read More

Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss?

Sleep disordered breathing is a common chronic condition in the general population world wide.... Read More

The Morning After Pill

Most audiologists realize that noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) refers to a gradual, cumulative and... Read More

Practicing Outside the Silo: The National Academies of Practice

The lowest level of “working together” with other disciplines in the practice of your... Read More