- Published on 04 June 2015
Google recently announced the launch of “Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities”, an initiative to increase independence for people living with disabilities.
- Published on 07 May 2015
May is Speech and Hearing Month in Canada and the United States. The SAC, Canada’s national organization supporting and representing speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants is launching a new “Communication Health and Aging” campaign to mark the event with the aim of encouraging greater awareness about the communication problems experienced by seniors.
- Published on 10 April 2015
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) has reported on Australia and New Zealand’s achievements in teaching deaf children to hear and speak, on the basis of results of the Sound Outcomes study.
- Published on 02 April 2015
In its Ideas-Technology column, Time magazine has published a piece on access to the internet for the hearing impaired, highlighting the current situation and future directions.
- Published on 11 March 2015
Hearing aid technicians in the north of Japan faced a triple disaster starting on March 11, 2011 with the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident in Fukushima. In this catastrophic situation, they tried to help hearing impaired people who were in trouble. Their experiences are valuable and should be shared with hearing aid professionals in other countries. A disaster happens without warning and can occur anywhere.