How's Your Hearing? Ask an Audiologist.

Did You Know?

Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact your social and emotional well-being – hearing impairment can decrease your quality of life!

The good news is that there is help for persons with hearing loss – but the first step is to visit an audiologist, who can evaluate your hearing and determine the type and degree of your hearing loss.
Why Newborn Hearing Screening Is Important
Approximately 6 of every 1,000 babies have a significant hearing problem at birth, and more than 4,000 babies are born with hearing loss each year. Babies are not able to tell you they have hearing loss, and the first year of life is critical to the development of normal speech and language.

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May Is Better Hearing Month: A Great Time to Get Your Hearing Checked
Hearing is the primary sense through which we learn speech and language. The ability to hear clearly from birth is extremely important with regard to normal development of speech and language skills, auditory processing skills, a sense of self, as well as normal emotional and psychological well-being and more. Celebrate the sounds of your life and make an appointment with an audiologist in your area today!

October is National Audiology Awareness Month and National Protect Your Hearing Month. Learn more about hearing loss prevention with these educational fact sheets, games, resources, and tools.
Audiologists are the primary health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in adults and children.
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