Episode 27: Early Speech and Language Development of Children

Elizabeth-Crais_Podcast-HeadshotHow can you tell the difference between a child who may have a speech or language disorder and a “late bloomer?” What are the benefits of early intervention? Speech-language pathologist and ASHA fellow Elizabeth Crais answers these and other key questions as part of ASHA’s “Identify the Signs” campaign.

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Episode 26: Untreated Hearing Loss in Older Americans

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With roughly 50 percent of Americans over 60 suffering from some form of hearing loss, Sandra Gordon-Salant, audiologist and ASHA fellow, discusses signs of hearing loss and available treatment options as part of ASHA’s new “Identify the Signs” campaign. Read the Episode 26 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:21 — 8.9MB)

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Episode 25: Identify the Signs

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ASHA 2013 President Patricia A. Prelock talks about “Identify the Signs,” a new ASHA campaign focused on educating the public about recognizing and seeking help for communication disorders. Read the Episode 25 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:53 — 3.6MB)

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Episode 24: Living With Hearing Loss

Pam Mason

Pam Mason, Director of Audiology Professional Practices at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), shares valuable information about living with hearing loss. Read the Episode 24 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:18 — 4.7MB)

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Episode 23: Hearing Aid 101

Pam Mason

Pam Mason, Director of Audiology Professional Practices at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), shares valuable information about the basics of hearing aids. Read the Episode 23 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:53 — 5.4MB)

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Episode 22: The Best Hearing Help Available

Pam Mason

Pam Mason, Director of Audiology Professional Practices at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), shares valuable information about the best hearing help available. Read the Episode 22 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:36 — 3.0MB)

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Episode 21: Hearing & Aging

Pam Mason

Pam Mason, Director of Audiology Professional Practices at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), shares valuable information about hearing and aging. Read the Episode 21 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:18 — 4.7MB)

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Episode 20: New Advocate On The Block

Joe McIntyre and family

2010 Annie Award recipient Joe McIntyre of New Kids On The Block talks about his infant son’s hearing loss and how his family copes with help from communication professionals. Read the Episode 20 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:44 — 5.8MB)

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Episode 19: Hearing Screening In Public Schools: Why It’s Important And What Parents Need To Know About It

Hearing Screening Experts

Hearing screening in public schools is vital care of the young. Yet, it is not uniform in practice and it isn’t happening at all in some cases. Three experts explain what is involved and what parents need to know to help ensure that their children are screened. Consumers are urged to visit ASHA’s Advocacy Website […]

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Episode 18: Young Athletes and Concussions: Care Tips for Parents, Educators, and Athletes alike

Melissa Duff

Does your child play sports? Then this is the podcast for you. In clear and practical terms, ASHA member Melissa Duff provides parents with guidance that can help them protect their children from concussions–and care for them if they are injured. Read the Episode 18 transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:13 […]

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