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
“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
Canadian-born Jordan Livingston (aged 19) has won a scholarship to train toward becoming a commercial aviation pilot. The significance? He wears two cochlear implants and was born profoundly deaf, to a hearing family. Read >> Deafness doesn’t ground aspiring pilot from Rancho High Predictably, Livingston met some nay-sayers, as is reported: People wondered if Livingston
Ninety-Five Decibels, a crowd-funded US-made film about the emotional choices parents face on learning their baby is deaf, will launch in September 2013 with Goran Visnjic from the TV series ER, in a lead role. This film makes some vital points: Digital hearing aids and cochlear implants give infants who are deaf or hard of
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