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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a group of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, hearing scientists, and students who seek to make effective communication a human right in the United States. Every May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates itself to raising awareness of communication disorders and the importance of hearing healthcare professionals. The subject for this year's Better Speech

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If you've been wearing hearing aids for a while, you're probably concerned about how long they'll last. Especially if you're on a tight budget, it can feel like an added strain to keep shelling out money. But it's important to remember that hearing aids are an investment in your quality of life. They make it much easier to enjoy things

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According to a World Health Organization estimate, about 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. They also predict that by 2050 the number will grow to over 900 million. Hearing impaired and deaf communities worldwide range from those who use hearing aids and rely on lip-reading to those who use sign language of various forms. There are two major

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The following scenario will be familiar to anyone who suffers from hearing loss: Someone with a hard-to-hear voice initiates a chat with you. Perhaps it's a child or someone with a quiet voice. You know there will be an issue as soon as this individual starts talking. Although you can see a mouth move and read body language, the words

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Sooner or later, most people will encounter a situation where a loved one is diagnosed with hearing loss. About 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The incidence of hearing loss jumps to one in three people over age 65. It’s a condition that affects a considerable portion of the population, and those numbers will only increase

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Are you a performer in the music industry? Have you been having trouble hearing the sounds you enjoy, or have you been having trouble hearing all of the lyrics in the music you listen to and play daily? Because many artists and musicians have exposed their ears to dangerously loud noises for many years without comprehending the consequences to their

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Hearing loss is a condition that develops over time, so you might not realize how bad it has become. Over time, you may not be able to hear people talking around you. They may seem to be speaking too quietly, or you may not be able to make out certain words and phrases. Many people experience trouble working out precisely

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Living in the city has a lot of benefits, like good job opportunities, better access to services, excellent schools, and fabulous restaurants. However, living in a city isn’t without risks. Cities are notoriously noisy places, with endless noise from construction sites, traffic, lawnmowers, and the neighborhood dog that never stops barking. If you have a lot of noise pollution in

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Hearing aids are electronic devices that gather and analyze sound. They have been shown to improve communication, beneficial to relationships, job performance, social involvement, and general health and fitness. Hearing aids have seen a lot of advancement in recent years, and there are a lot of choices. Learning about these gadgets and what they have to offer might help you

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In an increasingly connected society, our ears exposure to ever more noise, including work-related noise and the overall state of noise pollution in certain areas, means that you may want to consider a trip to your audiologist to get a good gauge on your current hearing levels. Now, suppose you are using one of the many variants of hearing protection

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