More than 6,000 Regal cinema screens are about to become a lot friendlier to deaf and hearing-impaired moviegoers with the introduction of special closed-captioning glasses made by Sony. The glasses were announced last year, but they will get a major rollout to Regal Entertainment Group theaters this month after a successful test program. That means more than 6,000 screens across the country will offer the technology to deaf and hard-of-hearing customers.
Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear implant technology and a company of the Sonova Group, recently announced the launch of two sophisticated iPad® apps, designed to help adults learning to hear with cochlear implants and hearing professionals working with children.
There are generally five different types of hearing loss, and those are: Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Conductive Hearing Loss, Mixed Hearing Loss, Central Hearing Loss, and Functional Hearing Loss.
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May is Better Speech and Hearing month and there is no better time to reflect on how the options for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have changed over the decades and how your efforts are shaping the positive prospects for these children.