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Latest American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Stories

2014-08-11 23:05:21

Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. With...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-04-26 23:02:54

Susan Glasgow marks two decades of service as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 April 24, 2014 marks Susan Glasgow's 20-year anniversary as executive director of The Hearing and Speech Agency. Under Ms. Glasgow's leadership, the organization's budget grew from $2.4 million in 1994 to $9.7 million in 2014. During Susan's tenure, HASA's Board of Directors embarked on a $7 million capital campaign that turned the...

2014-02-27 23:24:34

Elizabeth Kennedy, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, honored for her dedication and success, from among all AHAA Associates nationwide. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Kennedy was presented with the AHAA President’s Award, which honors an Associate who exemplifies the key attributes that help create a successful practice — a commitment to training, process improvement, use of solutions, and, most importantly, leadership. The award was presented at the 19th annual American Hearing Aid...

2014-01-27 16:24:45

Speech, Language and Hearing Organizations in Various Parts of the World Join Forces ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, organizations in six countries that focus on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing issues have formed a coalition to raise international awareness of communication disorders and their treatment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DC53291LOGO) The International Communication Project 2014 (ICP) is a...

2014-01-06 23:02:43

ASHA campaign spreads important health message in Las Vegas. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Amid the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the newest, most innovative technologies on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, the award-winning Listen To Your Buds campaign of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is spreading an important health message that all parents and kids need to hear. As iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets; smart...

2013-12-31 23:02:31

American Hearing & Balance's Audiologists wish to inform the public about the fact that a large number of common drugs are harmful to hearing. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Both over-the-counter and doctor-prescribed drugs can be ototoxic. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association states that there exist more than two hundred known ototoxic medications, of which many are used commonly. In order to make it easier for consumers to identify the ototoxic...

2013-12-31 23:02:27

Maico Audiological Services's Audiologists want to draw attention to the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are oxotoxic and may contribute to hearing problems. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are either prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs that can impair your hearing and hinder your balance. As reported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA), there are over 200 known drugs that can cause temporary or...

2013-12-31 23:02:04

Buying the appropriate hearing aid can be difficult, particularly if you are unfamiliar with what makes one model different than another. Adobe Hearing Center in Tucson explains open fit hearing aids – a relatively new style that is growing in popularity. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Hearing aid technology advances at a very rapid rate. Manufacturers introduce new models every year and sometimes introduce entirely new styles of hearing aids. The Open Fit hearing aid is a...

2013-12-31 23:01:27

A new weekly blog on the website of Audiology Associates & Hearing Aids Today in Nashville will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Audiology Associates & Hearing Aids Today has launched a blog on the company website to share hearing health tips and advice with community residents on a regular basis. The freshly created blog will offer weekly articles from...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.