- Published on 09 June 2020
The threat posed by lockdowns to the development and mental health of the UK's 45,000 deaf children has been highlighted by a featured open letter in The Guardian newspaper, signed by ten prominent hearing and paediatric health experts.
US speech-language-hearing group ASHA strengthens its message on racism, police brutality, and discrimination
- Published on 04 June 2020
In a gesture equivalent to taking a knee, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has admitted to falling short in its June 1 statement against racism and US police brutality, following up on June 9 with a strong message of condemnation and commitment.
- Published on 25 May 2020
Hearing aid manufacturer Sonova's cinematic endeavours to show how its products can expand horizons for talented deaf individuals have spanned the globe in search of stories and won multiple awards on the way. The latest destination is Rio de Janeiro.
- Published on 18 May 2020
Shelter-in-place orders have sentenced Stanford University grad students in three Escondido Village (EV) campus buildings to suffer all-day noise averaging, say some residents, over 100 dB.
- Published on 13 May 2020
The Starkey Foundation's bountiful worldwide operations that take hearing aids to needy populations in some 100 countries have been grounded "due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions and the inability to gather in large groups".
- Published on 24 April 2020
The organisers of the 2020 Audiologist of the Year (AOTY) competition have announced its cancellation. The annual quest to find Europe's most dedicated hearing care professionals has been nudged forward a year to 2021.
- Published on 21 April 2020
Leading UK disability charities—including Action on Hearing Loss (AOHL)—have challenged Prime Minister Johnson's team to better accessibility to vital public health information during the coronavirus crisis.
- Published on 31 March 2020
A simplified, online-only entry process has been set up by the organisers of the European Audiologist of the Year Award for its 2020 competition, the 13th annual quest search to find audiologists of excellence who change people's lives for the better.
- Published on 04 March 2020
The cost of dealing with noise pollution in Switzerland runs into billions of dollars, according to a survey by the country's Federal Office for the Environment published this February.