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2014 ASHA Convention
11/20/2014 - 11/22/2014
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Friday, October 31, 2014

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Speech, Language & Swallowing Deficits in a Long-Term Acute Care Setting Q&A with Leigh Anne Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Leigh Ann Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and her master's degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders and works at Promise Hospital (www.promise-batonrouge.com... Continue Reading

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Scientists Restore Hearing In Noise-Deafened Mice, Pointing Way To New Therapies

Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the ... Continue Reading

Screening Questions Fail To Identify Teens At Risk For Hearing Loss

Subjective screening questions do not reliably identify teenagers who are at risk for hearing loss, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The results suggest that objective hearing tests should be refined for this age group to r... Continue Reading

New York Eye And Ear Infirmary Of Mount Sinai Hosts Unveiling Of New Superhero Dedicated To Children With Hearing Loss

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Ear Institute at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) will host an unveiling event by the Children’s Hearing Institute (CHI) and Marvel Custom Solutions to reveal the identity of a new girl super... Continue Reading

Chemical Derived From Broccoli Sprouts Shows Promise In Treating Autism

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts — and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers — may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The s... Continue Reading

Seven Surprising Facts About Stroke

In recognition of World Stroke Day Oct. 29, Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Jose Biller, MD, lists seven surprising things you may not know about strokes. Time is brain. During a stroke, 32,000 brain cells per second (1.9 million per mi... Continue Reading

Study: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Alters Brain Responses To Speech

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, according to neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published this week in Ear a... Continue Reading

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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Speech Language Pathologist
Waukegan Public School District
Waukegan, Illinois

Speech -Language Pathologists
Mt Diablo Unified School District
Concord, California

Northridge Medical Center
Commerce, Georgia

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