A new study from researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine shows that children receiving cochlear implants don’t automatically know how to listen when people speak to them, although they do physically hear their sounds.
Ida Institute has launched the first e-learning courses through its new e-Learning Laboratory. The first e-learning module focuses on Ida’s customer motivation tools and feature active engagement and reflection, the hallmarks of the Institute’s proprietary learning approach.
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Early findings from a Ryerson University study show that children with hearing loss may benefit greatly when parents read to them using American Sign Language (ASL).
Otonomy Inc, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing medications for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, has announced the appointment of Gerald Wroblewski as the company’s chief operations officer.
EPIC Hearing Healthcare (EPIC) and The Buying Group (TBG) have entered into a marketing partnership that will provide Buying Group Members access to EPIC’s complete array of hearing care products and services.
Building on their existing video relay interpreting services, LifeLinks has introduced real time captioning and recording for more than 180 languages, including American Sign Language (ASL), utilizing many smart phones.
Recent United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) estimates indicate that there are 642 million people suffer from hearing loss in the world today and that most of these live in developing nations.
Hearing aid developer and manufacturer Songbird Hearing Inc has announced the results of its consumer survey, which examined consumer knowledge and perception of hearing issues and technology. The survey of 526 consumers reveals that cost is the leading factor affecting hearing aid use.
Oaktree Products Inc, a distributor of audiology and hearing aid supplies, has launched their new Web site, designed to make it easier for audiologists, hearing instrument dispensers, and other professional partners to conduct business.