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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Audiology/Hearing Loss, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Psychology, Speech/Language Pathology by Dr. Michele Schultz, Au.D.

When it comes to treating hearing loss, people love to procrastinate. On average, it takes a person seven years from the time they first notice hearing changes to their first appointment with an audiologist. Unfortunately, waiting doesn’t pay off. Leaving hearing loss unrecognized and untreated can lead to a cascade of health issues and take …

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10 Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Your Child

In Audiology/Hearing Loss, Pediatric Speech Therapy, Psychology, Speech/Language Pathology by Dr. Michele Schultz, Au.D.

Speech-Language Pathologist. Speech Pathologist. Speech Teacher. Known by many names, people refer to these specialists most often as speech therapists. They work with children with a variety of delays and disorders spanning from mild articulation delays to more complex disorders such as autism, Down syndrome, hearing impairment, motor speech disorders, and other developmental delays. SLP’s, as they are …

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Learning About Hearing Aids – Styles, Benefits, and Features

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Resource by Dr. Michele Schultz, Au.D.

How do hearing aids work? Hearing aids are electronic devices that collect sound, amplify it, and direct the amplified sound into the ear. While the style of hearing aid may vary, all hearing aids have similar components: A microphone to pick up sound An amplifier to make sounds louder A receiver (miniature loudspeaker) to deliver …