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NYU Langone Launches Low-income Hearing Loss Program

Access to screening for hearing loss and timely referrals for treatment can reduce hearing loss and lead to improved quality of life. To meet this important need, NYU Langone Health, in a collaboration between its Institute for Excellence in Health Equity and Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, has launched the Hearing Loss Awareness and Screening Program for Low-Income Immigrant Families.

Comparing Parent Perceptions to Datalogging Information in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Users

This study found that using datalogging as a tool for counseling parents about their child’s use of and experience with the cochlear implant helps increase wear time, proactively identify technical issues for troubleshooting, and gain new insights into the child’s listening environment and needs. This type of counseling not only provides an objective basis to encourage consistent device use, but also serves as a tool to motivate, reward, or validate parental support of their children’s listening needs.

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