The South African Sign Language is offered as a school subject from pre-school until the final year of high school since 2015.
Schools and universities are embracing and promoting the use and teaching of South African Sign Language but more still needs to be done.
The FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 designated a new class of OTC hearing aids.
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Only 3.7% of people in the U.S. with hearing difficulty own hearing aids. Thanks to a federal law in progress of being implemented, OTC hearing aids may help bridge the gap.
An already tough situation is made worse for those with hearing loss.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
If all of these devices really work together, they can be a bigger help than any one of them alone.
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Each device is complex in its own right, and trying to use them together in many different settings makes things even more complicated.
When a lecturer talks with his/ her back to the students to write on the board, hard of hearing students can’t lip-read.
South African universities aren’t catering to students with hearing problems. Here’s what can be done.
Video games can help train the brain to hear better.
A new study finds it’s possible to train the brain to better distinguish between speech and background noise.
Surgeons at the University of Saskatchewan use a 3D printed human brain to plan complex neurosurgical procedures for patients with movement disorders.
From cheap prosthetic arms for landmine victims in Sudan to the promise of surgery on astronauts in space — 3D printing is sparking a healthcare revolution.
Studying the way insects hear and make their own sounds is inspiring new hearing technology.
There is no single regulatory regime governing the fitting of hearing aids.
Audiology services are government registered for many – such as for children up to the age of 26 and veterans. But many fall through the cracks and rely on the self-regulation of the industry.
It’s written on your face.
Adding a camera that can work out where sound is coming from could make hearing aids smarter.
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