Month: October 2012

Study Confirms that Rochester, NY Has Highest Per Capita Deaf Population

Using data from the American Community Survey, conducted by the United States Bureau of the Census, researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID) have just released a study that concludes that Rochester, with some certainty, has the largest deaf and hard-of-hearing per capita population among those ages 18 to 64.

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BHI Advises Hearing Pros to Promote Hearing Checks as Part of ADHD Awareness Week

In recognition of ADHD Awareness Week, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is drawing attention to the importance of hearing checks as an integral part of the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis process. Its also encouraging hearing practices to disseminate information to their communities about the relationship between hearing loss and ADHD.

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