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Better Hearing & Speech Month

May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month. Learn more below or at

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 BulletinToning Down Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

April 2015 BulletinBetter Hearing for All Ages 

April 2014 BulletinWorking 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.

Patient Health Information 

A Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

Better Ear Health 

Hearing Loss

Buying a Hearing Aid