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AAA Recommends Monitoring Hearing During Back to School

As children across the US prepare to get back to school, the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) recommends that parents and teachers pay close attention to children’s hearing ability. Education is primarily delivered through auditory input and even a mild hearing loss can impact a child’s success in school.

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Telehealth May Expand Access for Pediatric Hearing Screenings

Audiologists and ear doctors simply don’t exist in some rural areas. There are 696 audiologists in North Carolina, and just 122 of them have mailing addresses in rural counties, according to data from the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children: Current Perspectives

It is now indisputable that we have sufficient data from academic and laboratory settings, parents, teachers, and children with UHL themselves to support the concept that these losses put children at risk for psychoeducational and related difficulties. However, we still cannot predict which children with UHL will have such problems, or which management approaches might best assist them with their listening and learning problems. Anne Marie Tharpe presents current perspectives on UHL in children.

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