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Applying for a Job: Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Landing a good job, fitting into a new workplace, and successfully advocating for yourself to ensure you are a productive and valued employee, while never easy, are even more complicated when you have hearing loss. Even the first steps of applying for a job and navigating an interview can be a challenge. To meet your career goals, you need the [...]

By |April 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on Applying for a Job: Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Frequency Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Hearing Restoration Drug Trial

Frequency Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company, announced positive results from a Phase 1/2 safety trial to evaluate FX-322, an investigational drug candidate designed to facilitate hearing restoration. The trial assessed the safety of a single dose of FX-322 given by intratympanic administration in adult patients with stable sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) who had a medical history consistent with either [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on Frequency Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Hearing Restoration Drug Trial

WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), it has published recommended specifications for a new generation of hi-fi headsets that won't give you hearing loss. The organizations say all new smartphones and audio players with in-ear or over-the-ear amplification should [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

HIA Launches “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” Campaign to Promote Hearing Awareness

The Hearing Industries Association (HIA), in partnership with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), and the International Hearing Society (IHS), has launched a public awareness campaign to promote better hearing called “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” The website helps disprove common myths about hearing loss and provides information on what to expect from a professional audiological exam, providing links to [...]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on HIA Launches “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” Campaign to Promote Hearing Awareness

Google Live Transcribe could be a big help for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Google is announcing two new features for Android phones today: Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. They’re both designed as accessibility features to help people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Live Transcribe is an app that automatically transcribes speech in near-real time, allowing people to communicate in situations where they might not otherwise be able to. Sound Amplifier is designed for [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Google Live Transcribe could be a big help for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.