This level of sound surpasses the average auditory threshold of pain and greatly exceeds the volume of a jet engine taking off. Exposure at this level is capable of causing not only permanent hearing loss but also migraine, balance, and other auditory symptoms, according to a statement issued by ASHA.
Dr McSpaden was an influential author, educator, clinician, and lecturer in audiology for over four decades, and helped develop training materials that are still widely used in the profession. He was 79.
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), along with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), have announced their support of “Communication at Work,” the theme for this year's Better Hearing and Speech Month.
Oticon RemoteCare “expands the potential for VA audiologists to assist more veterans remotely, helping them to meet vital hearing healthcare needs when in-person appointments cannot take place or when veterans are unable to travel to the office.”