David Sykes shares an article that urges companies to hire “Chief Sound Officers,” and agrees with the article’s premise that sound matters to business in many ways deserving consideration.
Harvard Medical School looks at hearing and brain health in a blog post by Dr. James Maple. David Sykes recommends it as a primer on the subject.
Caroline Masia writes about why American Girl's 2020 doll of the year, who wears hearing aids, is so special. Caroline, who was born deaf and has cochlear implants, says it’s important for kids who have hearing loss to see dolls that look like them.
Starting January, help comes to the hard of hearing at your local drug store as “hearing assistive devices” will be available for sale for only 1/10th the price of conventional hearing aids.
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text background_layout="light" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial" _builder_version="3.0.91"] by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This piece in The Hearing Journal asks, "Can a Machine Learn to Solve our Speech in Noise Problem?" Maybe yes, maybe no. The "speech in noise" problem is the difficulty many people with hearing
Coping with hearing loss and noisy restaurants is not a game. Rather than teaching people to deal with noise, why not lower the volume?
Study shows that eardrums move in sync with eyes, which may lead to better hearing aids. But why not focus on preserving hearing too?
iBuds? Apple shows its hand in the “hearables” space on a collaboration that is making life easier for people with profound hearing loss.