If you have a child who will attend kindergarten in the fall, you will likely attend a “Kindergarten Round-up” or enrollment event. Health screenings, including hearing tests, are often part of the event.
In conjunction with World Hearing Day on March 3, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) released new materials related to childhood hearing loss http://www.who.int/pbd/deafness/world-hearing-day/2016/en/. The materials ask for a call to action of what public health and partners can to do prevent and detect childhood hearing loss.
Learn how one school is offering an opportunity few second graders receive.
Researchers reviewed studies exploring the link between type 2 diabetes and hearing loss and found evidence that the condition can cause damage to the auditory system.
On Tuesday, April 19, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said, “Your motion is granted” in court. Sound typical? It’s not.
Because for the first time in U.S. history, these words were spoken from the Supreme Court bench in American Sign Language.
Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle, a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
Two University of Washington undergraduates have won a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for gloves that can translate sign language into text or speech.
Students in Iowa State University’s American Sign Language program test their skills during a visit to the Iowa School for the Deaf.
Mobile phones ordinarily are strictly forbidden in the marble courtroom of the nation’s highest court, but the justices are making an exception next week when roughly a dozen deaf and hard-of-hearing lawyers will be admitted to the Supreme Court bar.