The kids are all right: Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings

David Kirkwood first published this post in June of 2011. In 2016, we are still working to have universal newborn hearing screenings across the world. Nearly everyone would agree that there is never a good time for a baby to be born deaf or with a significant hearing loss. And children who suffer hearing loss…

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Blog editors debate hearing aid prices and other issues: Second of two parts

  Last week on Hearing Views, several of my fellow editors at HearingHealthMatters.org responded to my request for their thoughts on  BioAid, “a free mobile app,” that, according to the university where it was developed, “turns an iPhone or iPod into a hearing aid that could revolutionize the future for people with hearing loss.” The…

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Celebrating birthdays: AAA’s twenty-fifth and our second

By David H. Kirkwood As AudiologyNOW! gets under way today in Anaheim, I‘d like to congratulate the American Academy of Audiology on its 25th birthday and its 25th annual convention. I’m sure the 2013 edition, like each of the previous 20 or so, will again attract the largest turnout of audiologists and audiology students anywhere…

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Coming soon… to Boston… live and in person… for the first time ever… THE NOW READY-FOR-PRIME-TIME BLOGGERS!!!

By David H. Kirkwood I want to let you in on a little secret. While the blog Hearinghealthmatters.org (HHM) has been published for nearly 11 months, the team that makes it happen is more virtual than real. Sure, the dozen of us editors who post weekly on The Blogs @ Hearing Health & Technology Matters…

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