Unheard Melodies Can Still Be Sweet

Editor’s Note: We thought Katherine Bouton’s post at The Better Hearing Consumer last week was worth sharing today with our readers at Hearing Views. She is the author of “Shouting Won’t Help: Why I – and 50 Million Other Americans – Can’t Hear You,” which was just re-released in paperback. It’s no secret that hearing aids…

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Unmasking: Noise That Improves Hearing

By H. Christopher Schweitzer, Ph. D. Hearing professionals are in continuous combat with noise. Epic battles rage in perpetuity. From defending audiometric tests from ambient interference to providing consumers with better technology to “hear through the noise,” there is a never-ending quest to drive noise from the domain of hearing professionals. It is worthwhile to…

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Audiology, the Affordable Care Act & Beyond

By Neil DiSarno, Ph.D. Especially in the face of change, professional health associations play a key role for their members. A case in point: the steps taken by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in anticipation of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Annually, ASHA develops a public policy agenda and last year’s addressed…

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We Must Return to Our Rehabilitative Roots: Part I

Author’s Note: My profound appreciation to James Jerger, Audiology’s most prolific scientific contributor and intellectual leader of the profession. His comments, suggestions, corrections made this article what it is and I am most appreciative of his working with me on its final preparation. By Maurice H. Miller, Ph.D. I write this article from a serious…

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