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NTID's Rosica Hall wins 2015 Design Excellence Award – 3.4 hours ago

Honor presented June 12 by Rochester chapter of American Institute of Architects.
Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National…

Journal Article Supports Song Lyric Captioning – 2.1 days ago

John Stanton, Esq., chair of AG Bell’s Public Affairs Council and 2014 recipient of the organization’s highest honor, the Honors of the Association Award, has just been published…

Experts Discuss Improving Outcomes for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing at Hearing Caucus Luncheon – 4.1 days ago

WASHINGTON, DC, June 17, 2015 - The Friends of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus (FCHHC) hosted a Briefing Luncheon on June 11 that examined programs designed to…

Formerly Deaf St. Louis Native from CBS' Survivor Will Share Her Inspirational Story of Regaining Hearing at National Hearing Lo – 0.9 weeks ago

WHO: Nina Poersch, a 51-year-old competitor on Survivor 2015 and Cochlear Implant recipient will share her inspirational story at the Hearing Loss Association of…

How Noise Changes the Way the Brain Gets Information – 1.2 weeks ago

In mice, prolonged exposure to sound altered cells connected to the brain.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Cells that relay information from the ear to the brain can change in significant…

Secrets of Baby Talk: Why Mothers Say Coo While Fathers Stay Cool – 1.7 weeks ago

Research at the 169th ASA meeting in Pittsburgh suggests that by tending to avoid baby talk, men may provide a bridge for language acquisition for their children.
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Researchers Find Brain Area that Integrates Speech's Rhythms – 2 weeks ago

Recordings of speech, cut and reassembled, lead to new discovery.
DURHAM, N.C. — Duke and MIT scientists have discovered an area of the brain that is sensitive to the…

Small Business Administration Boosts Access to Services for Deaf and Hard Of Hearing Entrepreneurs – Sun, Jun 14th 2015

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it is the first federal agency to partner with the Federal Communications Commission…

RIT/NTID Named Major Technology Sub-contractor on FCC Contract – Fri, Jun 12th 2015

The Center on Access Technology Innovation Lab at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has been named the major technical…

Digital Arts Competition and SpiRIT Writing Contest Winners – Thu, Jun 11th 2015

Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has announced the winners of the annual Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition for…

Nearly 1 in 7 Hispanic/Latino Adults Has Some Hearing Loss – Wed, Jun 10th 2015

NIH-funded research points to factors related to environment, cultural subgroup, and certain medical conditions.
In the largest study to date of hearing loss among…

Yellow Dot Program Can Save Lives in Emergency – Mon, Jun 8th 2015

The national Yellow Dot safety program is a tool to provide first responders with information about a disability and/or a health issue that can help them save lives,...

Experts Discuss Improving Outcomes for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing at Hearing Caucus Luncheon in Rayburn on June 11 – Sat, Jun 6th 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 2, 2015 — The Friends of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus (FCHHC) will host a Briefing Luncheon on Thursday, June 11, to examine programs…

AG Bell Board Welcomes New Members – Thu, Jun 4th 2015

Spring is often a time of rebirth and renewal, and nowhere was that more evident than the elections process for the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of…

Call for Nominations for 2015 Oticon Focus on People Awards – Wed, Jun 3rd 2015

National competition celebrates people with hearing loss who are changing perceptions and opening doors.
SOMERSET, NJ  May 27 — Oticon, Inc. is seeking outstanding…

RIT/NTID Student, STEM Student Researcher Takes Top Prize at National Conference – Tue, Jun 2nd 2015

Annette Tavernese’s oral presentation excels in science and math education graduate student category.
Annette Tavernese, a master’s student studying secondary…

Singing Spiders, Bleating Pandas, Better Headphones and More – Sun, May 31st 2015

Dozens of lay-language papers describing breakthroughs to be presented at upcoming Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Pittsburgh are now available online.
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Research and Markets: Global Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market 2015-2019 – Fri, May 29th 2015

April 08, 2015 — DUBLIN—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the addition of the “Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market by Product…

Discovery of Critical Gene Mutation Linked to Hereditary Deafness – Wed, May 27th 2015

A gene mutation causing a form of hereditary deafness has been identified by an international team of researchers led by Xuezhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor…

Breakthrough in Tinnitus Research Could Lead to Testable Model – Mon, May 25th 2015

Global research team finds the neural network to be more extensive than previously believed.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Tinnitus is the most common service-related disability…

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