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toddler language

Can You Speak To Me Now? 

Clinical evidence shows that more of today’s toddlers are experiencing language delays. Are the use of Smartphones and other electronics to blame? Sitting comfortably on the couch, mommy and daddy go unaware of their attention-seeking 1 year old. He’s a bouncy little boy, but…

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ASHA National Convention Takes Place This Month

Professionals converge on Orlando, FL The ASHA Convention provides a once-a-year opportunity for professionals to learn about the latest evidence-based practice, polish their skills, improve techniques and gain new tools and resources to advance their careers and augment the workplace. This year’s event takes…

ASHA News

On the lookout for seasonal hearing hazards This summer, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is urging parents and caregivers to be mindful of seasonal hearing hazards that could put children at risk for noise-induced hearing loss.  Chief among these hazards—which are especially prominent during…

Now Hear This: FDA Receives Guidance on OTC Hearing Aids

ASHA, others join forces to offer recommendations Four professional hearing care organizations—including the American Speech and Hearing Association—ASHA—are working together to offer advice to the FDA in terms of optimizing OTC hearing aids. Appropriate labeling, adequate consumer provisions, and other points are emphasized in…

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