A wide range of professions are dedicated to
diagnosing and solving hearing issues. In this article, we focus on speech-language
pathology, a discipline that combines health sciences, psychology and
linguistics to help people overcome difficulties in communication.
With the arrival of the summer season, children spend more time enjoying outdoor activities, raising their risk of suffering ear infections (otitis). In this article, we explain why parents need to take greater care of their children’s health while they play outside and what can be done to prevent an infection or inflammation of the ear.
Childhood hearing impairment or deafness can have a devastating impact on the infant’s emotional, cognitive and social development. Early screening and treatment play a vital role in minimizing the effects of this hearing disability.