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Communication Strategies

Patricia B. Kricos, Ph.D. - University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

When a Loved One Resists Help

When Loved One Resists Help for Their Hearing Loss

Richard Carmen, Au.D. – Auricle Ink Publishers, Sedona, Arizona

Counseling Articles & Tips

A number of articles on a variety or topics can be found in this section.

Aural Education and Counseling

Patricia McCarthy, Ph.D. Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
Ross J. Roeser, Ph.D. Professor and Executive Director, University of Texas-Dallas/Callier Center for Communincations Disorders, Dallas, TX.

Noise Thermometer

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Brian J. Fligor, Sc.D., Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Click here to download “Your Guide to Prevention of Hearing Loss From Noise”

Introduction

Hearing Loss Prevention

Hearing Loss Prevention

Brian J. Fligor, Sc.D., Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

INTRODUCTION

Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and one of the most common occupational illnesses in the United States. A single shot from a shotgun, experienced at close range, may permanently damage your hearing in an instant. Repeated exposures to loud machinery may, over an extended period of time, present serious risks to human hearing.

Audiological Advances for Hearing Loss Treatment

Patricia McCarthy, Ph.D., Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Ross J. Roeser, Ph.D., University of Texas-Dallas/Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX

New information about how we hear, as well as the explosion of new technology has made help available for almost everyone with hearing loss.

Improved Identification of Hearing Loss

With recent advancements, it is now possible to perform comprehensive testing to determine:

Hearing Care Professionals

To find the most comprehensive list of hearing healthcare professionals near you, consult the yellow pages under "audiologist", "audiology", "hearing aids" or "Physicians - Ear Nose Throat (Otolaryngology)". Here is a brief description of each hearing healthcare profession: