This three-day event includes a research symposium on Hearing Care for All, and workshops on advances in hearing aids, accessibility through mobile devices, hearing access in the workplace, and more.
As public awareness of wireless hearing technology grows, hearing healthcare professionals may notice an uptick in long-term safety concerns being expressed. Consumers should be confident knowing that wireless hearing aids are safe and strictly regulated medical devices that meet governmental wireless communication standards in addition to those set forth for medical devices.Read More
Family-centered Care (FCC) accepts that both the person with hearing loss and those around them should be the focus of audiologic rehabilitation. Strategies revolve around including family in discussions about resolving hearing difficulties and setting goals.Read More
The FCC Disability Advisory Committee unanimously approved 3 resolutions for people with hearing loss: Internet Protocol (IP) captioned telephone service quality standards; 911 training for video relay service communication assistants; amplified phones.Read More
Apple recently faced scrutiny over its iPhone, hearing aid accessibility, and the FCC. Here is a look at wireless hearing aid compatibility rules, and Apple’s request to be exempt from putting telecoils in its iPhones.Read More