Read the press release from Advanced Bionics of why the HiRes 90K cochlear implant, which was designed to allow for an increase in a person’s ability to hear in noisy settings, has been recalled.
Monthly Archives: November 2010
November's EHDI Email Express
The November edition of the EHDI newsletter from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
FIRST YEARS fyi
an electronic news service of the FIRST YEARS Certificate in Auditory
Learning for Young Children with Hearing Loss at The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sent quarterly, the fyinewsletter is
designed to keep you informed of current events and activities and to provide
an opportunity to hear from our instructors, former graduates, current
students, and others affiliated with the program.
The American Academy of Pediatrics latest issue of EHDI Email Express is available
Read the October newsletter and find out what is happening in the world of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention.
National Center for Health Reform Implementation Announces Three Helpful ACA Fact Sheets
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) has recently designed and released three new helpful fact sheets. These sheets are focused on simplifying provisions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in order for these provisions to be effectively and accurately implemented. Find out how these three new fact sheets can help you and your program become better acquainted with this important legislation.
NRTRC Announces “Open Mic Forum”
Telemedicine: National trends, Reimbursement, and How You Can Help
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
11am AK | 12pm Pacific | 1pm Mountain | 2pm Central | 3pm Eastern
Presentation by: John Linkous, CEO, American Tele-medicine Association
Probes and Tips:
November’s Tip of the Month:
Don’t Ask – Do Tell: Elicit Cooperation from Children During OAE Screening
Read about ways to help provide a calming experience to children while still being able to screen their hearing.
November’s Probe of the Month:
What verbal cues have you found to be effective in eliciting a child’s cooperation?
Get an answer to your questions here.
Screening Babies for Hearing Loss Can Improve Life If Deaf
A new study including 570,000 children from Holland is showing researchers that making sure babies are screened for hearing loss as early as possible can have drastic effects on the development of a child.
In D.C., WORLDEAF presents a truly silent film festival
Gallaudet Universtiy in Washington, D.C. hosts the WORLDLEAF Cinema Festival 2010 which is a four-day event that opens today. This is a competition in Deaf Filmaking for which competitors have come from all over the world to unveil their work to the viewing public. Some films have audio, some do not, but all are captioned and focused toward the deaf and hard of hearing viewer.