As you can imagine, I come across several issues working with various deaf and hard of hearing students attending public school (PK - 12). Some are laughable and silly and some are downright serious. It is never a dull moment with my job. One of the issues I often come across is when a student refuses to wear or use hearing aids. Show More Summary
Nigel Farage’s gallivanting around in America has resulted in a casualty. Mr Steerpike hears that Raheem Kassam, senior adviser to Farage, missed the flight back home last night. Farage’s right-hand man… Continue reading The post Senior Farage aide misses flight back to Britain appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Hollywood talent manager Rick Yorn, his entertainment industry attorney brother Kevin Yorn and a couple of Los Angeles technology entrepreneurs have invested at least $1 million in a headphone start-up that donates a hearing aid with each sale.
Medical researchers are breaking sound barriers for children born without a hearing nerve. Hearing loss manifests in various forms, most of which can be partially restored through hearing aids and cochlear implants. Those devices cannot...Show More Summary
A former NASA scientist is trying to create a cheaper and safer alternative to cochlear implants. Engineer John Williams used to work from NASA, but after successfully getting electric-propulsion to work from space, he set out in search of new adventures. Show More Summary
Someone recently remarked that Obama is a one-man sleeper cell after hearing about his National Prayer Breakfast remarks and refusal to aid Jordan against ISIS. Sadly, his remark could not have been more accurate.
On Wednesday the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee convened a hearing on cutting off aid to the Palestinian Authority in response to joining the International Criminal Court. The hearing panel was staffed exclusively by neoconservatives—three...Show More Summary
To hear Congressional aides tell it, many House Democrats are angry at the prospect of Benjamin Netanyahu addressing Congress at a time when it could set back President Obama’s hopes for progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. But relatively few of them are willing to say so publicly — the latest indication that Democrats remain […]
Congressional hearings examine new policy of restoring ties with Havana amid warnings over US aid for Cuban dissidents.
Panasonic’s latest hearing aid pocket WH-J25D doesn’t quite look like a hearing aid, it is so small, it looks like a cool MP3 player in the hands of a youngster with a.. Panasonic’s hearing aid Pocket WH-J25D is Bluetooth and DECT enabled is a post from The latest in tech and gadgets - Newlaunches.com.
Comedian D.J. Demers made a recent appearance on Conan to perform stand-up comedy and talk about life with hearing aids. D.J. wears hearing aids, but doesn’t want to pigeonholed as the “deaf comic.” Unless it brings in more money of course.
Stand-up comedian D.J. Demers’ hearing disability is so severe he has to wear hearing aids on both ears. He dropped by Conan to talk about the pros and cons of his situation. Keep getting them hearing aid checks!
Pedius is a an app that aids the deaf and hard of hearing in having real-time conversations with friends and family using their iPhone. The app uses voice recognition software to translate spoken words to text. The user can either type...Show More Summary
Always happy to help the less fortunate, Kate Hudson headed down to Mexico on Monday (January 19) to work with the Starkey Foundation, a philanthropic organization that fits children with hearing aids. The flirty “Fool’s Gold” actress...Show More Summary
Usually, when people are very uncomfortable with a certain aspect of themselves that they spend a lot of time and energy trying to hide it. Perhaps they were bullied for it. Sometimes it just takes one person to make a negative comment about it. Show More Summary
Clinical physiologists must be properly regulated to ensure patient safety, argues an expert. Clinical physiologists are the health professionals who check that medical devices such as pacemakers and hearing aids are working.
Well, this isn't something you hear every day. President Barack Obama once walked in on one of his aides in bed with an old college friend, according to a copy of Reggie Love's memoir obtained by The Washington Post. And his subsequent reaction drew laughs from high-profile campaign staffers that you've probably heard of.
In search of an alternative to hearing aids or implants, some report success in early trials for drugs to improve hearing or silence tinnitus.
Tech innovations aren’t just about making life more fun, but improving people’s quality of life. And Siemens’ smart hearing aids, which they’ve just introduced at CES, are going to make the world more accessible for many people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Show More Summary