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What is the Cost of Not Treating Hearing Loss?

What is the Cost of Not Treating Hearing Loss?

Fri Dec 12, 2014 02:37 PMBy Amanda Farah Cox
The Ear Foundation has recently released two parts of a study focusing on the challenges of adults living with hearing loss, and what initiatives can be taken to improve their quality of life. The...
Reducing Anxiety of Hearing Clinic Appointments

Reducing Anxiety of Hearing Clinic Appointments

Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:58 PMBy Timothy Cooke

UK Audiologist Ben Mann has created a book to reduce the anxiety of children with social communication disorders when they visit a hearing clinic.

Before establishing his own independent hearing...

Audira Think Tank Proposes a New Social Norm for Hearing

Audira Think Tank Proposes a New Social Norm for Hearing

Fri Nov 08, 2013 01:21 PMBy Timothy Cooke
How can we encourage people to take action on their hearing and approach hearing healthcare solutions? The Audira Think Tank for Hearing, founded by Curtis Alcock, recently released a whitepaper to...
Kim Marie Nicols Raises Awareness of Hearing Loss Among Elementary Students

Kim Marie Nicols Raises Awareness of Hearing Loss Among Elementary Students

Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:36 PMBy Timothy Cooke
Introducing students to the topics of hearing loss and hearing protection at a young age can help transform attitudes and social norms for an entire generation. Kim Marie Nicols took the initiative...
New Online Community Aims to Increase Awareness of Audiologic Rehabilitation

New Online Community Aims to Increase Awareness of Audiologic Rehabilitation

Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:02 PMBy Timothy Cooke
Peggy Ellertsen is building an online learning community to increase awareness of hearing loss and audiologic rehabilitation in the Boston metropolitan area. Persons with hearing loss and hearing...
Community Outreach: Walking For Hearing in Southwest Ohio

Community Outreach: Walking For Hearing in Southwest Ohio

Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:18 PMBy Timothy Cooke
In celebration of Audiology Awareness Month in the United States, we are featuring stories of people who have raised awareness of hearing loss in their community. Every year, thousands of children,...
Celebrate Audiology Awareness Month with Three Monkeys Poster

Celebrate Audiology Awareness Month with Three Monkeys Poster

Thu Sep 12, 2013 01:13 PMBy Timothy Cooke
The Ida Institute has collaborated with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation to create and distribute a poster based on one of the winning ideas from our Ideas Competition: the Three Wise...
Winners of Ideas Competition Announced at AAA

Winners of Ideas Competition Announced at AAA

Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:01 AMBy Timothy Cooke
At the 2013 AAA Conference, the Ida Institute introduced the three winning ideas that captured top honors in Ideas, Speak up - Action and Awareness for Hearing Loss, the worldwide open innovation...
Top 10 Ideas for Awareness for Hearing Loss Competition

Top 10 Ideas for Awareness for Hearing Loss Competition

Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:00 PMBy Timothy Cooke
The top 10 ideas from the Action and Awareness for Hearing Loss competition have been finalized! More than 1300 users signed up for the competition and we received a total of 432 ideas from all over...
Make It A Gadget: Winning Idea for July

Make It A Gadget: Winning Idea for July

Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:00 PMBy Timothy Cooke
In July, the Ideas Competition asked participants to develop an idea that leverages technology to inspire people to take action and raise public awareness for hearing loss. A group from Denmark won...