Better Hearing & Speech Month
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders and available treatment options that can improve the quality of life for those who experience problems speaking, understanding, or hearing.
Visit the "Block Out the Noise" page for a downloadable Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) poster and more resources on how you can protect your hearing from permenant damage due to noise.
Past Better Hearing and Speech Month Tools
April 2016 Bulletin: Toning Down Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
April 2015 Bulletin: Better Hearing for All Ages
April 2014 Bulletin: Working for Better Hearing and Speech Month: Age-Related Hearing Loss
2013: The Pledge for Hearing Health Campaign
In May 2013, the AAO-HNS partnered with the Hearing Health Foundation and others to launch this campaign during Better Hearing and Speech Month.
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