Pediatric

August 31, 2019
are hand driers so noisy that they might be damaging to children's hearing?

Are Hand Dryers Too Loud?

High powered jet hand dryers started appearing in public restrooms in the late 2000’s. The days of standing in front of the hand dryer for what seemed like minutes were soon to be over as convenience and time efficiency was positively received. However, the noise associated […]
July 4, 2019
Hearing aids open the door to language acquisition and endless possibilities for children and infants with hearing loss

The Importance of Language Development in Children

Hearing aids are designed to amplify the sounds surrounding us, but most importantly the sounds of speech. However, understanding speech is only one part of the process of communication. The development of speech itself is a complex process that takes years to develop. Language development […]