Faces of Audiology
“I think that we are just now starting to uncover some of the effects that hearing loss has on total body well-being and on cognition. We’re just scratching the surface.”
Children with hearing loss have reduced access to speech, even when they use hearing aids. Remote microphone systems can improve auditory access. Can they also improve language outcomes for children?
An extended version of the FOCAS tool, the FOCAS–ME, has the potential to address the emotional impact of hearing loss on both clients and their families, removing barriers to hearing aid adoption.
With a little guidance from hearing care professionals on how to make Roger™ use a habit, those with hearing loss can fully reap the rewards of improved attentional load and not miss life’s ‘invisible gorillas’.
What Phoebe taught me about unilateral hearing loss – there is always more to learn in this field.
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