A new awareness campaign profiled in the “ASHA LeaderLive” aims to educate the public about the occurrence of undetected hearing loss in children who pass initial screenings, and the potential language and developmental delays that may follow.
Tag: Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s found that for newborns who fail initial hearing screenings at birth hospitals, targeted intervention helps improve follow-up rates by 70%, particularly for infants of low-income mothers.Read More
ASHA is asking for help in getting additional Senate cosponsors on legislation to reauthorize the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Act (S. 2424). The extended bill would reauthorize the federal portion of this initiative for the next 5 years.Read More
Teresa Ching, PhD, head of hearing rehabilitation procedures research at the NAL in Australia, gave the 10th Annual Marion Downs lecture, “Population Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss: Early Treatment is Critical but Not Sufficient” on April 15, 2016 at AudiologyNOW! in Phoenix.Read More
Experts discuss improving outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing at Friends of Hearing Caucus Briefing Luncheon in Washington, DC on June 11, 2015.Read More
University of the Pacific is launching the second of only two audiology doctorate programs in California, aiming to confer 22 doctorate degrees per year.Read More