Emergency 911 is still inaccessible for many New Yorkers. How long do we have to wait?

Emergency 911 is still inaccessible for many New Yorkers. How long do we have to wait? In her latest blog post, HLAA member and author Katherine Bouton discusses how the...Emergency 911 is still inaccessible for many New Yorkers. How long do we have to wait? In her latest blog post, HLAA member and author Katherine Bouton discusses how the deaf and hard of hearing are out of luck when it comes to calling 911 for help. https://katherinebouton.com/2019/11/17/emergency-911-is-still-inaccessible-for-many-new-yorkers-how-long-do-we-have-to-wait/ Read More >

Classroom Observation is Critical

Classroom Observation is Critical How do we know that our children with hearing loss are getting what they need in school? Only one way – someone needs to go in...Classroom Observation is Critical How do we know that our children with hearing loss are getting what they need in school? Only one way – someone needs to go in and observe. This article was published in Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Classroom observation is critical Read More >

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered...Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal. Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 November 2019. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191114115922.htm Read More >

Senator Introduces Bill to Improve US Veterans Access to Hearing Care

Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing...Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing loss as a result of their service. Article was published in the online publication, Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Senator Introduces Bill to Improve … Read More >

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from...Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from Hearing Health and Technology Matters here. Read More >