Read about “How a Pediatric Audiologist Evaluates a Young Child’s Hearing” and more by clicking the link below.
Victoria Garcia says being deaf can be a challenge at work, but she says the experiences she’s had have been worth the extra effort.
After giving Santa Claus a hug, young Lani Dirks raised her hand near her lips and then down away from her face.
“Thank you,” the 5-year-old, who is deaf, said in sign language to the bearded man. And with his white-gloved hand, Santa Claus reciprocated the gratefulness.
Teenagers whose hearing loss was detected very early in infancy had better reading comprehension than their hearing-impaired peers who were diagnosed later, according to a new study from the UK.
Improving Access to Quality Medical Care
The practice and delivery of healthcare is changing, with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency, & access to care. Telemedicine can help you achieve these goals! The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health & the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center invite you to a free webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.
Telehealth Webinar on the Impact of Social Media in Health Care
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 ~ 12:00pm MST (11am PT; 12pm Arizona; 1pm MST; 1pm CST; 2pm EST)
Dr. Marion P. Downs, an innovator in the field of pediatric audiology and a tireless advocate for the early identification of hearing loss, passed away on November 13th, 2014 surrounded by family in Dana Point California.
On November 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released guidance to remind schools of their responsibility to provide communication access for students with hearing, vision and speech disabilities. The guidance highlighted schools’ responsibilities under three different laws: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (Title II), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Schools must give “primary consideration to students and parents” in determining supports that are needed to ensure effective communication, and these supports can include communications access realtime translation (CART).
See more at the link below.