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2013-10-01 23:04:17

Fifty percent of Americans over 60 suffer from some form of hearing loss. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 With roughly 50 percent of Americans over 60 suffering from some form of hearing loss, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is encouraging seniors and their families to learn how to recognize the early signs of hearing disorders. ASHA is bringing its message to AARP’s Life@50+ meeting in Atlanta, October 3–5, 2013. Early detection, the theme of ASHA’s...

2013-09-18 23:26:24

Survey of Communication Experts Finds Public Unaware of Key Warning Signs Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has launched a nationwide multimedia campaign Identify the Signs to raise awareness of the early warning signs of speech, language, and hearing issues. The campaign stems from ASHA’s new findings that identify lack of awareness of these signs as the leading barrier to early detection and treatment. Results of a recent...

2013-05-21 23:26:59

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association´s National Better Hearing and Speech Month is being celebrated in the month of May. Huntersville, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 ProvidaStaff, LLC, a leader in providing comprehensive healthcare therapy services in education and medical settings nationwide, has many resources to help celebrate this throughout the rest of May. They will be informing the public on resources and activities through their social media outlets. Throughout the month...

2013-05-01 23:02:00

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is partnering with the Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) to encourage the public to pledge to have either their hearing or their loved ones´ tested, or both. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is partnering with the Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) to encourage the public to pledge to have...

2012-09-25 23:03:23

ASHA accreditation demonstrates Special Learning´s commitment and excellence in providing the highest quality training programs for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the autism community, today announced that American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved it as a continuing education provider. The...

2012-07-25 23:00:33

Visit VocoVision in booth #301 to learn more about becoming a Voco Speech Therapist Skokie, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 VocoVision is the most innovative telespeech program, pairing speech-languagepathologists with the highest level of technical advancements. VocoVision will be exhibiting at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Schools Conference on July 27-29, 2012 in Milwaukee, WI. ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000...

2012-06-26 23:02:14

One in five American teenagers now suffer from some type of hearing loss, an increase of 31% since the mid-1990s, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. So, this July 4th, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds you to celebrate safely. Noise from exploding fireworks can top 155 decibels (dB)! If you are sitting very close to the blasts, there is potential for immediate, sudden, and permanent hearing loss. (PRWEB) June 26, 2012...

2012-06-05 23:01:36

In rare interview in The ASHA Leader–the award-winning newsmagazine of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, speech-language pathologist Nancy Helm-Estabrooks discusses helping the former congresswoman Gabby Giffords regain her speech and urges greater access to speech-language treatment Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 In a rare interview in The ASHA Leader–the award-winning newsmagazine of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, speech-language...

2012-05-23 23:02:32

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is using May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) to remind parents and teachers about the key role speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can play in helping students with communication difficulties deal with bullying. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Studies show that students with a speech-language disorder like stuttering are significantly more likely to be bullied than their “typical” peers. In fact, a recent study...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.