State-of-the-art teaching labs, research, and study areas create an ideal learning space for The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC, the only program in British Columbia that educates speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
Science Matters: Evaluating Masked Speech Perception in Children: Moving Towards Clinical Tools that Provide Information about Children’s Functional Hearing Skills
Miller and Leibold explore why conventional clinical tools do not fully capture children’s functional hearing abilities and what’s being done to help overcome this issue.
Pediatric audiologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado Joshua Huppert give us an excellent review of the vestibular system and and explores the prevalence of vestibular disorders in children.
The always insightful Gael Hannan gives us some expert tips on what good communication looks like for people with hearing loss.
Cranking up the music volume is fun. It gets you pumped. But if you do it while you’re mixing in the studio, you’re shortchanging yourself. The good people at Sweetwater give us several reasons why you should turn it down when mixing.
Industry Research: A Canadian Evaluation of Real-Life Satisfaction of Hearing Aids with Direct Connectivity
Kalef and colleagues share their recent research where they aim replicate and thus further validate the evidence from the 2016 study (A Canadian Evaluation of Real-Life Satisfaction of Hearing Aids in Challenging Environments) and to provide empirical evidence of the efficacy of direct connectivity to iPhones in hearing aids.
Peter Stelmacovich gives us a list a top 10 wish list from people who work for a hearing instrument manufacturer.
We’re please to welcome our newest columnist, Pam Millett who will give us the latest on what educational audiology is all about and how audiologists support students with hearing loss.
Continue the topics from her previous columns, Kelly Tremblay continues the discussion of hearing loss and dementia by describing the recent Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care.
Recently, Robert Harrison had the pleasure of attending another meeting of SENTAC, the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children.
Bob Traynor fires up the “Stories from Our Past” DeLorean and explores the forgotten questions surrounding patent #174465, which was eventually won by Alexander Graham Bell as the first person to transmit voice over a wire, thus inventing the telephone.
In this issue of Noisy Notes, Alberto Behar gives us a nice overview of the new edition of the CSA Standard on audiometric tests which was issued during the last month of 2017.
Gael Hannan recently discovered the benefit of pain elsewhere in dealing with tinnitus.
Like many colleagues, Marshall Chasin explores the growing use of Google Translate (and similar programs, such as Babylon) as part of a clinical toolkit.