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Maico Diagnostics to Hold Free Webinar on Newborn Hearing Screening

The webinar will help inspire you to look at the hearing screening process in a positive light by providing information about how important the screening is to the future of a child with hearing loss; explain the methods used to perform the screening so you have a good understanding of the techniques you are using; and give practical recommendations for obtaining high-quality hearing screening results in the shortest possible time.

ADA to ‘Move the Needle’ at 2019 AuDACITY Convention on November 14-16

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology will hold its 2019 AuDACITY Convention on November 14-16 at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center in National Harbor, Md. This year’s theme, “Move the Needle,” relects the need for practices to respond to the hearing health needs of older adults with quality hearing healthcare.

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May is BHSM: #CheckYourHearing and #HearWellStayVital

There is a movement afoot to breathe new life into Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) and recast it for the 21st Century—and social media. In the past year, all the national professional organizations (AAA, ASHA, ADA, and IHS), along with HLAA and the ACI Alliance, have signed onto a public awareness campaign designed to bring hearing healthcare to the forefront during May. Here are some easy social media messages and movie clips to help promote Better Hearing & Speech Month, as well as your own great work in hearing healthcare—starting on May 1!

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Toward Differential Diagnosis in Adult Hearing Healthcare

If the inquisitive individual starts asking about the why of his/her hearing loss—the actual physical reasons and possible proof—and what anatomical structures are involved (and/or by how much), I’m afraid most dispensing professionals necessarily resort to studious equivocation. Although important strides have been made, routine differential diagnosis remains something of a chimera when it comes to hearing loss.

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