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Western’s NCA Honored with Governor General’s Innovation Award

A team of researchers at Western’s National Centre for Audiology (NCA)—led by director Susan Scollie, and pioneering hearing researcher Richard Seewald, and team members Marlene Bagatto, Steve Beaulac, Leonard Cornelisse, Shane Moodie and Sheila Moodie—has won a Governor General’s Innovation Award (GGIA) for developing the world’s first pediatric hearing aid prescription software (DSL). 

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New App Helps Assess Child’s Hearing Ability in Noise

The technology Irwin and Sullivan are commercializing with their START funding is an interactive app that asks children to choose the word they hear in various levels of noise. It then adapts to match the child’s performance and provides a report on their performance for parents or professionals.

New Bills in California, Nevada Aim to Make Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Mandatory

Legislators in both California and Nevada have introduced bills to make it mandatory for insurers to cover the cost of hearing aids for children, according to articles in the “Santa Monica Daily Press” and “Las Vegas Review-Journal.”

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