18 03, 2018

What are Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)?

2018-09-12T23:22:09+00:00March 18th, 2018|Assistive Listening Devices|

People with all types and degrees of hearing loss can benefit from an assistive listening device (ALD). Since the microphone of a typical hearing aid is worn on or behind your ear, its ability to enhance the talker-to-background-noise ratio is limited. However, ALDs are designed to increase the loudness of a desired voice, such as [...]

18 03, 2018

What is a Hearing Instrument Specialist?

2018-09-12T23:27:27+00:00March 18th, 2018|Assistive Listening Devices|

Hearing Instrument Specialists are healthcare professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and hearing conditions like tinnitus and balance disorders. A hearing instrument specialist holds a minimum of a Master's degree in Audiology. Professionals seeking education in Audiology who do not currently hold a Master’s degree must now pursue a Doctoral degree in [...]