DawnSignPress has announced that it will soon begin awarding an annual $2,000 scholarship to a deserving high school or junior college student planning to attend a four-year college. Scholarship program information will be available online. Keep an eye on www.dawnsign.com for more details.
Microsonic®, Ambridge, Pa, has published a new custom earmold manual, its seventh edition. Heralded as the earmold encyclopedia and adopted by many colleges and universities as a textbook and hands-on guide for audiology programs, the manual discusses and fully illustrates all aspects of impression making, successful earmold selection, and fitting. The manual discusses a host of topics, including: acoustic options; earmold styles and techniques; impression materials; open-jaw impressioning; tubing and tubing retention options; non-amplified applications and special products; case studies; and a guide to earmold selection. Hearing care professionals can order a free copy of the custom earmold manual by calling (877) 376-7139 or emailing [email protected].
The 25th Annual NeuroAudiology Seminar, Vestibular Function Testing: Beyond the Basics, will be held in Savannah, Ga, on April 16-17. Featured speaker will be Kamran Barin, PhD, Ohio State University Medical Center. For more information, contact Barbara Gatens, MA, CCC-A, director, Center for Otoneurology. (912) 927-5479; [email protected].
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Washington, DC, will bring together some of the worlds most respected experts in deafness and spoken language for a two-day international conference at the Villa Erba Congress Center on Lake Como, Cernobbio, Italy, on May 29-30, 2004. Focus on the Family: Promoting Listening and Talking will serve as the theme for this conference that will provide insight to hearing health professionals, parents, and others who want children with hearing loss to have every opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of life. Presenting at the conference will be American psychologist and author, Dr. Dale V. Atkins; lecturer, educator, and author Jill L. Bader, author of Top Ten Strategies for Parents; educator and author Karen K. Rossi, author of the early intervention toolbox, and auditory-verbal therapist Warren Estabrooks. For more information, call (202) 337-5220, ext. 121.