Profession

Helping infants in under-served populations

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Infant-toddler hearing screening conducted in Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) may effectively identify cases of post-natal hearing loss, according to a study conducted across seven FQHCs. “This is one of the first studies in a primary care setting using Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) technology coupled with tympanometry, allowing physicians to better triage patients for immediate audiology referral,” say the authors. While newborn hearing screening has improved outcomes for children diagnosed with hearing loss, the screening protocol are

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Audiology Infos establishes in Turkey

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Distributed all around the world in ten languages until now, Audiology Infos has been also published in Turkish since October 1st. The first issue of Audiology Infos Turkey was printed in thousands of copies and distributed to ENT specialists, audiologists, hearing aid specialists and hearing aid firm managers. It was also freely given to the participants of the 6th audiology national congress that took place in Istanbul from 4th to 7th October.

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Audiologist of the Year 2013

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Do you have what it takes?

Nominations are being accepted as the search begins for the 2013 Audiologist of the Year. The world’s no.1 selling hearing aid battery manufacturer, Rayovac, has teamed up with Audio Infos magazine to find the 2013 Audiologist of the Year.

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National guidelines for ADP announced

New national guidelines have been announced to help Canadian doctors screen children for auditory processing disorder (APD), a little known hearing disorder that affects two to three percent of Canadian children. The symptoms of APD, which affects the way the brain processes sound, are similar to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). They include: short attention spans, anxiety and difficulty reading. Children with APD

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Hearing research under one roof

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The Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia is launching its new state-of-the-art facilities with a conference entitled Language, Literacy and Cognition in Children with Hearing Impairment on April 17 – 19, 2013. The Australian Hearing Hub is designed to bring together leading hearing-related research, clinical and educational organizations under one roof with a common purpose – to conduct research that will enhance the lives of people with hearing impairment. This inaugural conference will provide

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First EAS implant surgery in Queensland

The first Electrical Acoustic Simulation System (EAS) implant surgery has been performed in Queensland, Australia by Dr. Ranit De. The patient was implanted under the new Cochlear Implant Programme in Toowoomba, which was established in Australia by the consultant ENT surgeon who is formerly from the UK. The Neurosensory Unit in Toowoomba provides

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Newborn Screening conference in New Zealand

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The 7th Australasian Newborn Hearing Screening (ANHS) conference will be held in Auckland on 17 and 18 May 2013 – the first time it has been held in New Zealand. Delegates will hear from a wide range of professionals who will give their perspectives on newborn hearing screening and early intervention, including medicine, audiology, education, therapy and parents.

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American Academy of Audiology Foundation Interview

American Academy of Audiology Foundation Interview
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Interview with Richard Danielson, Chair at AudiologyNOW! 2012
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Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) Interview

Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) Interview
Interviews with the leadership of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE)
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