To Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Disorders.
When you think of the five senses, you are probably not thinking “vestibular.” Divya Chari does, and she wants you to know that the inner ear does more than hear. It is also critical to how we perceive our body in space. The Massachusetts (U.S.) Eye and Ear specialist is already shining new light on […]
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Exciting new technology on the horizon.
We all dream of the day when we can walk into any venue, public space, or theatre and connect our hearing devices seamlessly to the sound system. No need to pick up listening devices with neckloops, extra streamers or delayed audio. No hassle. Only clear sound is transmitted directly to our existing technology. By Shari […]
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Genetics and deafness.
If you’ve just found out your child is deaf, you may be feeling shocked, especially if there’s no history of deafness in your family. You may want to know why your child is deaf. For many children, a single clear cause is not immediately obvious. There are a series of investigations that can look for […]
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NDIS creates First Nations Advisory Council.
We applaud the National Disability Insurance Agency, the organisation that runs the NDIS, for creating a First Nations Advisory Council. Established in collaboration with First Peoples Disability Network – and let’s acknowledge FPDN for being the driver for this achievement – the First Nations Advisory Council members include First Nations advocates with lived experience of […]
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Free info webinars about Tinnitus
Videos that will help you understand and give you options to address Tinnitus. These webcasts are provided by Tinnitus U.K., a charitable organisation that offers advice and resources about tinnitus. There are several free videos about tinnitus > Free webinars. There are other videos here that can be purchased (the cost is under 3 pounds […]
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Do captions help people participate in face-to-face meetings?
They sure do. Captions can be incredibly helpful in face-to-face meetings. Try this. Sit in a meeting with more than 3 people around a table. Put your fingers in your ears but not so far as to hurt your eardrums. Now you can appreciate why captions in face-to-face meetings are so important to many people. […]
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