Category: Pediatric Care

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.

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The LMH Pediatric Screener to Assure Appropriate Amplification: An Interview with Jane Madell, PhD

Pediatric audiologists Jane Madell, PhD, and Joan Hewitt, AuD, have recently modified the Ling Six Sound Test—which is widely used to ensure children hear all the sounds they need to with hearing aids and cochlear implants—so it now includes more information in the important speech mid-frequencies. Douglas Beck, AuD, interviews Dr Madell about this new test and its use.

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