HHS has created a new website on telehealth for both patients and providers.
This comprehensive resource includes guidance and tips for patients on how to effectively access healthcare via telehealth.
In addition, this website will provide a one-stop resource for providers on all of the guidance and resources released to date on telehealth and will be continuously updated.
A recent study offers further insight into the complexity of labyrinthine complications of traumatic noise exposure. It seems simple, over-exposure to noise can cause hearing loss. However, there are multiple mechanisms that contribute to this phenomenon. In recent years, much research has explored the area of cochlear synaptopathy and hidden hearing loss. Within this area,…
How Can We Support Equity and Inclusion of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Professional Organizations?
In a recent article published in Frontiers in Education, Huyck and colleagues (2021) describe opportunities for professional organizations to address the underrepresentation of individuals with disabilities in organizations and in hearing research. The authors included individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) engineers, scientists, and clinicians who actively participate in clinical practice and auditory-focused research….
On average, literacy outcomes of school-aged children with hearing loss in the United States have been below basic levels, with the gap with hearing peers increasing with age. Dr. Yoshinago-Itano and colleagues (2021) investigated school-aged reading scores among students with hearing loss in an urban Colorado school district after implementation of universal newborn hearing screening…