Students with Hearing Loss

Tips for Teachers: Students with Hearing Loss in the Classroom

Back to school season is here, and for teachers, this can be an intimidating time of year. New classrooms, both in-person and digital, filled with children you do not have experience with yet. While getting to know your students can be fun and rewarding if there is a student that is hard of hearing or has hearing loss,

Back to School Hearing Loss Checklist

Back-to-School Hearing Loss Checklist

It’s officially back to school season, and even during the “new normal,” now is an excellent time to gather the supplies needed to help make the new school year a success. However, stocking up on notebooks and pens aren’t the only things you should think about. A child’s ability to hear can make or break their school year and can even have an effect on their social life.

Why You Need to Prioritize Hearing Health this Back to School Season

There’s a lot to think about when your child goes back to school, especially now during the ‘new normal.’ Between getting everything you need together and the new COVID restrictions, it’s enough to make any parent’s head spin. Unfortunately, back to school hearing health is crucial, yet often overlooked by many.

Back to School Hearing Health: Know the Signs of Hearing Loss

According to the Center for Disease Control,

Surfer’s Ear and Swimmer’s Ear

Surfer’s Ear vs Swimmer’s Ear: What is the Difference?

With the last days of summer upon us, many are scrambling to get as much time in the water as possible while the weather is still warm. While there is nothing better than cooling off in a swimming pool, in the bay, or ocean, exposure to the elements can create problems for your ear. During the summer,

Symptoms of Otosclerosis

Everything You Need to Know About Otosclerosis

One of the most common causes of hearing loss in young adults, otosclerosis is a disease that affects the bones of the middle ear. Otosclerosis affects the stapes bone, which is the smallest hone in the human body, yet the stapes plays a crucial role in your ability to hear. Having the ability to hear means the stapes bone,

Face Masks and Impaired Hearing

How to Manage Face Masks and Impaired Hearing

While wearing masks are the new normal and are required in many establishments, for those who are hard of hearing, wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic makes communication much more difficult. Managing face masks and impaired hearing is a challenge for many since it makes it impossible to read lips and visual cues.

Congestion Relief Summer Bath Salt Recipe

During the summer, a person’s allergies can run rampant, resulting in blocked sinuses. Often caused by a sinus infection, cold, or allergies, blocked sinuses can occur due to dysfunction of the Eustachian tube. When the sinuses become blocked, temporary hearing loss can be one of the symptoms experienced, which may be unsettling to some. In these situations,

Fourth of July Hearing Safety Tips

How to Protect Your Hearing this Fourth of July

With Independence Day around the corner, people are gearing up to celebrate. The Fourth of July is full of backyard parties, barbeques, and of course, fireworks. For many, watching a breathtaking fireworks display is the cherry on top of a fun and exciting day. However, this often calls for a loud celebration. So loud, in fact,

Cigarette Smoking and Hearing Loss

The Link Between Cigarette Smoking and Hearing Loss

Smoking is an unhealthy habit that can affect more than just your lungs. We know that cigarettes can contribute to allergies, chronic bronchitis, cancer, emphysema, and can affect the body’s ability to hear. Still, many are not aware of the link between cigarette smoking and hearing loss.

How are Cigarette Smoking and Hearing Loss Related?