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At the ANSD 2012 Conference in St Pete on Friday, March 16th, Professor Linda Hood PhD presented on the Variation in Detection and Discrimination Abilities in AN/AD, and the Implications for Management. You can download her


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At the Auditory Neuropathy Conference 2012 in St Pete on Thursday morning, we had a very interesting presentation by Steven Shapiro, MD on Hyperbilirubinemia and Bilirubin Induced Neurological Disease (BIND). Dr Shapiro is with the Division


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Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder Conference 2012

We'll be live blogging from the upcoming Conference on the Diagnosis and Management of Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorders (ANSD), hosted by Charles Berlin &Linda Hood March 15th through 17th in St Pete, Florida. Topics covered


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There's a dangerous new trend among teens on noise-induced hearing loss: Besides the usual air of invincibility, teens are now adopting a "so what, technology will fix it" attitude, as the number of teens having a


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Univ of North Texas Audiology Professor Dr Erin Schafer is looking for paid volunteers in the DFW area with limited or no hearing in one ear BUT who have normal or some hearing in the other,


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If you suspect a child from age 4 months to 12 years has a hearing or listening difficulty, the free Early Listening Function (ELF for 4 months to 3 years), and the Children's Home


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On Thursday 2/16/2012 we discovered the Advanced Bionics Singapore website was hacked. Although at first we got a chuckle out of it, on further review, after the breach lasted over 24 hours, we are calling on


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The Hearing Blog makes the case using proper thermodynamic terminology when dealing with acoustic wave propagation to use the term "compression" instead of "condensation," as the opposite of rarefaction


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Better Hearing Institute director Dr Sergei Kochkin had an interesting reply to Jason Galsters’ What motivates hearing aid use: “So many of the people with hearing loss have mild hearing loss and are simply not candidates


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Sarah "Speak Up Librarian" Wegleys' first-person account of her success story using a Bellman Audio Domino Pro FM system in her workplace to help her perform her daily job duties.


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New Research presented at the recent Acoustical Society of America research meeting by Dr Derek M Houston at Riley Hospital for Children (Indianapolis) shows how both listening and hearing is different for children who have cochlear


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Audiologist Dr Shelley Borgia and her patient Jim McDade were less-than truthful about the causes of McDades' hearing loss during their appearance on the August 10 edition of NBC Today


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Because hearing impaired children cannot hear or fully decode the nuances of speech, they can be easily confused when an adult speaks with a sarcastic tone, as the inverted meaning will often be lost on them.


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The 2011 edition of the Hearing Loss Association of America Convention was a smashing success, with over 1200 people preregistering & well over 1500 attending, making it the biggest convention in theior 32 year history
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"Wired to Fail: The Second International Loop Conference" chronicles the disastrous conference (convention) cosponsored by Hearing Loss Association of America and the American Academy of Audiology, which took place June 20-21, 2011 in Washington DC… With


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Pianist and instructor Daniela Andrews unintentionally -- Yet so eloquently -- describes cochlear implant channel crossover, where the charge from the electrode buttons stimulate the wrong nerve endings in the spiral ganglion.


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have repeatedly reached out to AB media relations, corporate, and other individuals with requests for more information contained in their TÜV and FDA applications, specifically as to the steps they have taken in Engineering, QA/QC, and


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The Telecommunications Industry Association Urges FCC to Retain Existing ANSI C63.19-2007 Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Requirements


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Guest author Sarah Mosher of the Kansas City chapter of the Hearing Loss Ass'n of America writes a first-person account of she and her hearing boyfriend going to a noisy bar for a music trivia game.
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Auditory (Re)hab: The Missing Ingredient

Auditory Therapy: The Missing Ingredient. AR resources from MedEl, Cochlear, Advanced Bionics; Neurotone LACE; free pediatric resources from the John Tracy Clinic; a warning in a movie when AR is not done; and numerous other free


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BREAKING NEWS: Advanced Bionics lays off 150 employees in the wake of the FDA Recall, including longtime field support staff. Details to be posted as they become available.


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Failing Ugly II: More on the Advanced Bionics Recall, including new documents from AB on their failure analysis confirming our 10 December 2010 contentions on DC bias~


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The Hearing Blog is opening an investigation into the two confirmed, and nine (or more) possible catastrophic failures of the Advanced Bionics HiRes 90K cochlear implant (CI) electronics module in the last several weeks, resulting in


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The Hearing Blog is soliciting user experience with FM assistive listening systems used with hearing aids, cochlear implants, or standalone, for an upcoming article.


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Hearing Loss Ass'n of America convention Cheers and Jeers.


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What Christie Nudelman found when she came to her first HLAA Convention in 2009 in Nashville


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Welcome to The Hearing Blog! I'm Dan Schwartz, your host; and we will be discussing issues related to Hearing and Deafness, with the occasional detour into related topics such as acoustics, noise control, and high fidelity


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