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Audiology New Jersey
02 Sep

Masks!

UPDATE! The pandemic brought many new challenges for the hearing impaired:  communicating at a safe distance and behind a mask!  We wanted to share some tips about communicating behind a mask. Facial expressions, including the position of eyebrows, show emotion which is important for communication. Gestures reflect thought and unspoken thought.  All cultures use gestures!

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13 Aug

Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

Most of us can remember the aids used by our friends and family members in the past. Some of these were large and clunky, and others required a lot of manual dexterity to insert, adjust, and change the batteries.  The good news is that technology is rapidly outpacing our assumptions about the features of hearing

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20 Jul

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

Have you ever suspected that something is wrong with your health yet been unsure? Some physical conditions are pronounced, such as an injury or an illness with severe symptoms. Yet other conditions can be enigmatic, feeling like something is just off.  Just like a person with an unknown physical condition, hearing loss can be confounding.

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09 Jun

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Just as hearing loss comes in all shapes and sizes depending on the unique features of our lives, histories, and bodies, our responses to hearing loss can be quite varied, as well. Many people have a growing sense that hearing loss is becoming a problem, and that time has enabled them to accept that treatment

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19 Feb

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Does someone in your family have hearing loss? Perhaps your child or teenager has been struggling to hear in school. Or maybe you are noticing the signs of hearing loss in yourself, such as turning up the volume on the TV, asking people to repeat themselves, and having a hard time hearing conversations. Treating hearing

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13 Jan

Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

While hearing loss can occur at any age, the fact is it can manifest at any age. This is why it is particularly important to be aware of the signs of pediatric hearing loss. Screening for pediatric hearing loss is critical during a child’s early years. Even mild hearing loss can adversely affect development and

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15 Sep

Dr. Robert Woods: Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Woods, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA, ABA, Founder of Speech and Hearing Associates, has been selected to receive the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (NJSHA) 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award! This award recognizes the remarkable accomplishments of a speech-language pathologist or audiologist who has made contributions to the field and to

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04 Aug

Hearing Aid Hotline For The Public

Speech and Hearing Associates is committed to serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to help hearing aid users get the services they need during this time, we’ve launched a hearing aid hotline for the public. The hotline will operate Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 6 PM. We have staff answering

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Speech & Hearing Associates remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic as we are considered an essential healthcare practice. We will continue to provide in office services as well as telehealth services to all of our speech and audiology patients during this time.