Four current audiology students at the University of Texas at Dallas have hearing issues that bring an extra understanding when relating to clients during their daily work. Just 3 to 5 per cent of audiologists experience a degree of hearing loss, according to Audiology Today but supervisors and peers now agree that these insights are
Families (and adult cochlear implant wearers) routinely ask Sound Advice to recommend apps at different stages in their path to digital hearing – often for the first time. Speech & language development have close links to early literacy skills, therefore parents and caregivers who actively read and talk with their children are likely to raise
Real, human insights to life with cochlear implants can be tricky to source. While these devices are not accepted by some, these experiences of digital hearing are worth reading: Read: Cochlear Implants Give The Gift Of Hearing, But They’re Not For Everyone Our favourite story here, is the office worker who overheard a colleague on
“The Sound Barrier“, an hour-long public education documentary about cochlear implants in Ireland, will screen on RTE, the state television channel on Tuesday, July 14th at 21:35. View the documentary on RTE’s Player platform http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/the-sound-barrier-30003452 See the trailer on YouTube: In July 2014, bilateral cochlear implants for children in Ireland became reality after
Children who have hearing difficulties can find listening all day in school and classes to be exhausting work, according to an article in the May 2015 edition of The Hearing Journal. Defining The Challenge The author, Dr Ryan McCreery, of Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, writes: Specifically, the task of understanding and processing speech degraded
Discussions about specialist schools for deaf students, routinely highlight that educational outcomes for the students tend to be well below national averages – despite large sums of money being invested into the schools, into digital tools and into teaching resources. Cost Analyses Can Be Illuminatory Reading the critique, Why Are Expenses So High At School For The Deaf?, by Dr Nick Fina,
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