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30 September, 2016 - MIT News

Researchers at MIT are working on a computer system that aims to screen young children for speech and language disorders. The system, built with machine learning, uses a standardized storytelling test to analyze children’s speech and language...

30 September, 2016 - The New York Times

This column by Rachel Kolb, a Rhodes scholar, reflects on her experience as a person who is deaf signing in public. “When I sign, when I use my body to communicate, it indeed elicits a different state of mind, one that invites and guides the...

30 September, 2016 - Audiology Worldnews

An Australian research centre has conducted a study of a cochlear implant electrode array that releases anti-inflammatories into the cochlea after implantation. The study included 10 adult patients. Electrical impedance levels were lower for those...

30 September, 2016 - The Wall Street Journal

New research is highlighting the prevalence of cochlear synaptopathy in people who don’t have traditional hearing loss. This ‘hidden hearing loss’ occurs when the cochlear synapses are damaged due to exposure to loud noise. A common symptom is...

30 September, 2016 - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The Saskatoon Health Region has laid off two audiologists and a part-time speech pathologist as part of cuts that advocates say will increase already long wait lists in the region. The health region laid off a total of 70 people to help reduce a...

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