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25 August, 2016 - NPR

In this audio interview, Melva Washington Toomer speaks to her father, John Carter Washington, who is deaf and blind and founded the first African-American braille magazine. Toomer communicates with Washington using a TeleBraille machine. The two...

25 August, 2016 - TODAY

This touching video shows a mother speaking to her baby who just received hearing aids. Jordan Blair giggles as he hears his mother, Taryn Blair. "He's had a rough start. So when he laughed in this video after the constant screaming since birth, it...

25 August, 2016 - Science Daily

A new study suggests that infants whose mothers speak tonal languages have more melodic cries. Researchers compared the cries of babies whose mothers spoke Mandarin and Lamnso, a tonal language from Cameroon, to the cries of babies whose mothers...

25 August, 2016 - CTV News

While survivors of domestic violence are vulnerable to traumatic brain injuries, these injuries are rarely identified and treated. Recent research suggests that at least 60% of domestic assaults cause traumatic brain injuries. Some experts speculate...

25 August, 2016 - The Conversation

This article by University of Melbourne audiologist Dani Tomlin provides an introduction to auditory processing disorder (APD). It includes information about the symptoms of APD, how it is diagnosed, the causes and the treatment options.

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