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Children Recognize Speech Before They Can Talk

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Nov 9, 2018 3:34:55 PM

We see many young children, between the age of 1 and 3 years old, for hearing testing at Advanced Audiology. While it may seem young, this is the age range when parents and pediatricians start to notice speech and language delays in children. And with any speech and language concerns in children, the first thing clinicians recommend is a hearing test. 

Audiologist, Jocelyn Dore of Advanced Specialty Care, illustrates how and why hearing loss can impact a child's speech and language development if left untreated and why early intervention is so important.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

I Need Hearing Protection for That?

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Sep 7, 2018 11:42:11 AM

The weather is still warm which means you may still be wearing less layers, but that doesn't necessarily apply to your ears! Before you tackle yard work, crank up the tunes, watch the big game or hop on your motorcycle, make sure you aren’t putting your hearing at risk.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

Hearing Health: Sounds Of The Storm From An Audiologist’s Perspective

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 1, 2018 2:28:23 PM

As an audiologist, I think a lot about how sound and how it affects hearing health. Background noise particularly important to take into consideration when adjusting my patient's hearing aids.  I recently realized there was a pattern to the sounds of our community in Danbury, Brookfield and New Fairfield following a recent damaging storm on May 15, 2018.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

How Do You Conduct A Hearing Test For Babies?

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Oct 11, 2017 2:29:41 PM

All babies born in Connecticut hospitals, and most other states in the U.S., have hearing screenings shortly after birth. It is possible to measure parts of a baby's hearing even a few hours after they are born. There are two ways this is accomplished, either with Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) or Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR.)

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

My Hearing is Muffled

Posted by admin on Sep 21, 2016 2:34:49 PM

People frequently arrive in our offices with complaints of muffled hearing.  They describe this as feeling as if their ears are filled with cotton and realize that they can’t hear things as clearly as they used to. Muffled hearing can have several causes and a variety of associated solutions.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat, Jocelyn Dore