UMD Hearing and Speech Clinic

UMD Hearing and Speech Clinic

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0110 LeFrak Hall College Park, Maryland 20742  ·  The Hearing and Speech Clinic at the University of Maryland provides speech, language, and hearing services for individuals of all ages.
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We hear about Cerebral Palsy and ALS fairly often due to charities, awareness events, etc. However, 4 times as many people are diagnosed with Aphasia then Cerebral Palsy and ALS COMBINED! This is the perfect example of why we should all spread some aphasia knowledge in June and all year long. Learn more about the prevalence of aphasia in this download: www.aphasia.com/file_downloads/46%20%09

We hear about Cerebral Palsy and ALS fairly often due to charities, awareness events, etc. However, 4 times as many people are diagnosed with Aphasia then Cerebral Palsy and ALS COMBINED! This is the perfect example of why we should all spread some aphasia knowledge in June and all year long. Learn more about the prevalence of aphasia in this download: www.aphasia.com/file_downloads/46%20%09

Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss. There are many causes of sensorineural hearing loss including age, damage to the inner structures of the ear, genetics and ototoxicity.

We are all about hearing loss, hearing aids, hearing health and personal hearing…

In many states, hearing aid dispensers are trying to drastically expand their scope of practice (potentially causing harm to patients) by offering services beyond their education and training. Yikes! Stay involved with your state association and ASHA as we fight to keep a high standard of care for consumers. Keep in the loop with ASHA headlines and #advocacy updates and make your voice be heard! Learn more at http://on.asha.org/2saqOAp

In many states, hearing aid dispensers are trying to drastically expand their scope of practice (potentially causing harm to patients) by offering services beyond their education and training. Yikes! Stay involved with your state association and ASHA as we fight to keep a high standard of care for consumers. Keep in the loop with ASHA headlines and #advocacy updates and make your voice be heard! Learn more at http://on.asha.org/2saqOAp

Caring for your hearing aids this summer

Heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your hearing aids; here are a few key care tips to help your aids perform well over the summer months. Most common threat: moisture A hearing aid’s biggest enemy is moisture.

American Heart Association says early brain stimulation may help Stroke Survivors recover language function

Study Highlights: Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover language function. Survivors treated with the technique regained more language function than those who did not get treatment.

Dr. Sandra Gordon-Salant will be receiving the Honors of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association in November at the ASHA Convention! This is the highest honor the Association bestows, and recognizes members of the association who have made "distinguished contributions to the discipline." Congratulations!

Congrats to HESP Profesor Sandra Gordon-Salant, who will serve in an advisory capacity to the National Institutes of Health.

Thank you to Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D for running the first ever PEERS for Young Adults Training at the University of Maryland last month!

Thank you to Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D for running the first ever PEERS for Young Adults Training at the University of Maryland last month!

Thank you to Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D for running the first ever PEERS for Young Adults Training at the University of Maryland last month!

Thank you to Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D for running the first ever PEERS for Young Adults Training at the University of Maryland last month!

Did you know that firework explosions have the potential to reach levels between 150 and 175 decibels? Hearing loss can occur from exposure to any sound over 85 decibels, so make sure you take steps to protect your hearing this 4th of July!

Did you know that firework explosions have the potential to reach levels between 150 and 175 decibels? Hearing loss can occur from exposure to any sound over 85 decibels, so make sure you take steps to protect your hearing this of July!