May Is 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 or hearing.
Block Out the Noise
Access a downloadable Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) poster and more resources on how people can protect their hearing from permanent damage due to noise.
Shares facts about noise-induced hearing loss and tips for good hearing health.
Offers tips for reducing the effect of Tinnitus and answers some frequently asked questions.
Offers patient-friendly information for caregivers when OME affects speech and language development.
For more patient information:
Search Conditions and Treatments and Be ENT Smart articles by using keywords: “Hearing” and “Speech”
More Resources for Better Hearing and Speech Month
Authors: Janet S. Choi, MD, MPH, and Selena E. Briggs, MD, PhD, MBA
Adapted from the April 2020 Supplement to Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Adapted from the August 2019 Supplement to Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Authors: Varun V. Varadarajan, MD, and Oliver F. Adunka, MD, Chair of the AAO-HNS Hearing Committee
Submitted on behalf of the Hearing Committee, Richard K. Gurgel, MD, Chair, Marc L. Bennett, MD, and Samantha Anne, MD
Just like glasses are for patients with vision loss, a hearing aid helps patients with hearing loss.
Wellness and prevention information for better ear health.
Patient health information on hearing loss.