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

The World Wide Commoditization of Amplification

Over the past 10 years or so the landscape of audiology has changed significantly.... Read More

Is “Brain Hearing” Just Marketing?

Audiologists in various parts of the world have heard of Brain Hearing due to... Read More

World Listening Day – July 18

Think of the favorite sounds of summer.  The pulsing cadence of cicadas, creaking chorus... Read More

Hearing, Balance and Hyperloop: Part I

As a brand new Air force recruit doing basic training in 1966 at Lackland... Read More


Tinnitus Treatment with Smartphones

This discussion should be prefaced with the statement that I have no actual research... Read More

Homeopathic Medicine and Tinnitus Treatment – Part III

Since most of the tinnitus treatments are homeopathic remedies, this week’s Hearing International investigates... Read More

Clinical Burnout in Audiology: Part II

Last week we discussed the issue of burnout among clinicians who provide clinical services to... Read More

Hearing Dog Use Spreading Worldwide

Brief History of Service Dogs Dogs have been eyes for the blind  for a very... Read More

Diabetes and Hearing Loss – Part I

Recently, diabetes has been linked to hearing loss.  Thus, audiologists need to become familiar... Read More