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Sound Advice eNewsletter
Communication in the News
In This Issue Summer 2008
Hearing in the News
Speech, Language and
Learning in the News
Deafness and Hard of
Hearing in the News
To serve, advocate
for, and empower
individuals with Dear Friends of CHSC,
communication I hope you enjoy this latest issue of our Sound Advice
abilities and to eNewsletter.
awareness and It's the beginning of summer, which means for most of us,
sensitivity about we'll be squeezing in plenty of outdoor playing and living over
hearing loss, the next few months.
language, and Like many of you, I will be working in the yard
related literacy with my outdoor power equipment. My tools include a lawn
issues. mower, leaf blower, and an edger. Unfortunately, while this
equipment does an excellent job keeping my lawn looking
Join Our List nice, they are extremely noisy and could potentially
damage my hearing.
I want to make sure that all of my fellow "weekend
warriors" take the necessary precautions that I do to
protect my hearing when using loud equipment, either by
using foam ear plugs or noise canceling headphones.
To find out more information about steps that you can take to
protect your hearing whenever you are in a noisy
environment, check out the "Noise and Hearing Conservation"
section of our new website.
Thanks for reading and have a great summer.
Dr. Bernard P. Henri
p.s. If any of our friends in the media would like one of our
staff experts to comment on any of these stories, please let
Hearing in the News
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Hearing Loss Inevitable After Age 50, Says Expert
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
The boomer hearing loss is more recreational - and that can
include lawnmowers and weedwackers, even motorcycles. Tell
me ways the new hearing aids are ...
Volcanoes National Park Among Top 5 at Risk From
Noise, Group Says
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is among the top five parks
most at risk from growing noise pollution, according to a ...
Speech-Language and Learning in the News
Researchers Study the Musical Mind
WRAL.com- Raleigh, NC
The new information could one day lead to new treatments
for stuttering and even help stroke victims regain speech.
Many studies have shown that music ...
Deafness and Hard of Hearing in the News
Device Gives Voice to Deaf
WIBW - Topeka,KS
Pachosa says it's not just for people who are deaf. The
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UbiDuo can also help people who can't speak because of a
tracheotomy, laryngial cancer, ...
A Cal Poly Grad's Story: Deafness not a deterrent
San Luis Obispo Tribune - San Luis Obispo,CA
He was the university's only student this year who used a
sign language interpreter in class. He sits with a model of a
3500-square-foot ecology center, ...
Deaf Volleyball Players to Represent USA
Indianapolis Star - United States
By Nat Newell USA Deaf Women's Volleyball Team players
Justine Jeter, Amanda Krieger, and Micaela and Pia Marie
Paulone each described the pride that so ...
Announcing the New Cleveland Hearing & Speech
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dedicated to helping both children and adults gain or regain
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research and development, we are proud to launch our new
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questions or need information about CHSC's programs and
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>And much, much more.
Take at tour at www.clevelandhearingandspeech.org
The funding and support for this project was generously
donated by the AT&T Excelerator grant program, and the
Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund.
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