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A fun Internet teaching tool for students. (Hearing & Children).

A fun Internet teaching tool for students. (Hearing & Children). Dolich, Ellen Educators of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children are faced daily with countless teaching challenges. Comments like these will ring familiar to teachers of this population: “There are only nine hearing-impaired students in our middle school of 964 students. A hearing-impaired child’s world is […]

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Phonak introduces PicoForte 3.

Phonak introduces PicoForte 3. PicoForte[TM] 3, the latest generation of Phonak’s popular mini-BTE, is now available. This updated PicoForte features a new modern housing, an earhook with microphone protection, and an integrated child-protection device. Each instrument has AudioProgrammer …

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SeboTek introduces new style of hearing aid. (Manufacturers News).

SeboTek introduces new style of hearing aid. (Manufacturers News). TULSA, OK–SeboTek Hearing Systems has brought to market an innovative hearing system, which the company says has special appeal to people who have not previously worn hearing instruments. Formally introduced at the 2003 American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Convention, the new product is called the Post-Auricular […]

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Renata. (Best of the Best).

Renata. (Best of the Best). Consistently great, battery after battery Consumers recognize “Swiss-made” as “top quality.” When you add to this natural perception the fact that Renata, a company that just celebrated its 50th anniversary, sells several hundred million micro-batteries a year to the best names in the watch, automotive, computer, medical, and consumer electronics […]

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Songbird CEO plans new marketing approach. (Report).

Songbird CEO plans new marketing approach. (Report). Songbird Hearing, Inc., of Cranbury, NJ, has named Thomas E. Gardner to the positions of chairman, president, and CEO. Gardner, whose appointment was announced on July 22, succeeded Fred Fritz. In an interview with the Journal, Gardner, who has held top-management positions with a number of public and […]

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Energizer announces its “longest-lasting battery”. (Manufacturers News).

Energizer announces its “longest-lasting battery”. (Manufacturers News). ST. LOUIS — Energizer has introduced its longest-lasting, most powerful size 10 hearing aid battery. Because of increased use of digital and CIC hearing aids, this size of battery is experiencing strong growth. The new Energizer[R] Amplifier[R] size 10 has increased power for high-drain digital devices, as well […]

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Better listening: it’s an active process.

Better listening: it’s an active process. Soika, Tina Good listening skills are a defining attribute of nearly every successful hearing healthcare professional. This may seem like such a basic; however, when we review and improve our professional skills, better listening is often overlooked. We spend much time and energy learning new software, fitting techniques, and […]

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Nucleus Freedom honored.(Manufacturers News)

Nucleus Freedom honored.(Manufacturers News) NEW YORK — Cochlear’s Nucleus[R] Freedom Cochlear Implant System received a 2006 Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) at the Medical Design and Manufacturing East Conference and Exposition held here in June. The Gold MDEA award is the highest of the honors presented to recognize outstanding design of medical products. “It […]

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Sebotek.(Best of the Best)

Sebotek.(Best of the Best) INNOVATORS OF THE PAC HEARING SYSTEM SeboTek grew out of a highly successful dispensing practice that excels in understanding patient issues as only a dispenser of hearing aids can. In time, a manufacturing facility was added to our dispensing practice. The manufacturing capability provided an opportunity to provide more immediate patient […]

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Audiologists to sell crystal ears.(HJ Report)

Audiologists to sell crystal ears.(HJ Report) Frustrated by its chronic failure to reach some 80% of the hearing-impaired population, the hearing industry has tried many strategies in recent years to attract these millions of Americans–mostly baby boomers with mild or moderate hearing loss. However, neither starter devices, the Songbird disposable hearing aid, nor an unsuccessful […]