Category Archives: hearing loss

Age-Related Hearing Loss: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help?

Over the past 30 years, the number of people in the United States with a hearing loss has more than doubled. Although many people brush off hearing loss as a “minor” problem, particularly in the early stages, hearing loss can … Continue reading

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What is the True Impact of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

  Did you know that an estimated one third of Americans between ages 65 and 74 have hearing loss? That number jumps to nearly half of the population when considering those over the age of 75! Last week, we talked … Continue reading

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Speech-Pathology and Hearing: Cochlear Implants

Did you know that in addition to working with people who have difficulty communicating, speech-language pathologists also work closely with people who have hearing loss? Because hearing is such a large part of communication, hearing impairment can cause a range … Continue reading

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Could Hearing Loss Be Affecting Your Child?

Did you know that an estimated 15% of children in the United States have low-frequency or high-frequency hearing loss in one or both ears? Hearing loss can cause significant speech and language delays in children. In turn, this can cause … Continue reading

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