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2014-08-14 08:28:59

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention - and realize their full potential STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The capability to focus on auditory stimuli is one of the key components of a child's learning and development(1). Children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders often struggle to clearly hear and focus on the voices of...

2013-11-30 23:21:05

The newly redesigned website from Island Better Hearing makes it easier for visitors to find information about hearing loss and hearing aids written in easy-to-understand language. Melville, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Audiologist Dr. Lori Trentacoste and the team at Island Better Hearing have recently relaunched the practice website at islandbetterhearing.com making it more user-friendly and informative. The new website is designed to help Long Island residents quickly find reliable...

2013-10-30 10:11:17

Poor neural processing of sound linked to lower maternal education Groundbreaking research nearly two decades ago linking a mother's educational background to her children's literacy and cognitive abilities stands out among decades of social science studies demonstrating the adverse effects of poverty. Now new research conducted at Northwestern University has taken that finding in a neuroscientific direction: linking poor processing of auditory information in the adolescent brain to a...

2013-10-01 10:23:18

Researchers gain insight into 'lazy ear' Short-term hearing loss during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits, long after basic auditory sensitivity has returned to normal. The processing of sound in the brain is shaped by early experience. New research from Massachusetts Eye and Ear has identified two critical periods occurring shortly after hearing onset that regulate how sounds from each ear are fused into a coherent representation in the brain. Their research is described...

2012-12-14 05:00:20

The new website, with information on hearing advancements and technology, allows customers to view video testimonials and hearing news. Edina, MN (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 The website from Audiology Concepts was created by the staff in order to give their clients better access to hearing aids in Edina MN and hearing aid technology. The website allows new clients to schedule consultations, and gives returning patients the opportunity to schedule appointments with their preferred doctor....

2012-09-24 23:02:27

℠The Listening Child What Can Go Wrong´ looks at hearing problems with struggling students Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Having written numerous publications over auditory problems in the classroom, Stephen V. Prescod utilizes over 20 years of professional experience to pen an easy-to-follow explanation of auditory processing disorders for parents and educators in “The Listening Child What Can Go Wrong: What All Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the...

Music Training In Childhood Improves The Brain
2012-08-23 07:42:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1697, William Congreve wrote, "Music has charms to sooth a savage Beast." According to a new study from Northwestern University, music has charms to improve the brain as well. The impact of music is a hot topic in research circles, and researchers have found that a little musical training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood, especially in areas of listening and processing sound. The...

2011-08-31 14:37:50

Early intervention could prevent slide toward speech comprehension difficulties A new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows that declines in hearing ability may accelerate gray mater atrophy in auditory areas of the brain and increase the listening effort necessary for older adults to successfully comprehend speech. When a sense (taste, smell, sight, hearing, touch) is altered, the brain reorganizes and adjusts. In the case of...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Vicki Parker has opened The Brain Trainer, a research-based brain training and speech therapy center. The Brain Trainer helps children and adults learn and communicate better. Clients improve in memory, attention, language and speech, auditory and visual processing, and more. "This is not tutoring - it's training that actually improves the brain, now and for years to come," says Parker, a Ph.D. in speech language pathology with a concentration...


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