In The News

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Posted: October 6, 2021

 To help teenagers learn more about noise-induced hearing loss, how to protect their hearing, and overcome the stigma of using hearing protection, the CDC has developed a series of new resources for teens, including videos, social media graphics, posters, and additional resources. To check out the new information and share with your networks, click here.


Source: cdc.gov

 

Find Your Quiet Place Challenge

Posted: October 6, 2021

NHCA is excited to partner with SoundPrint, the hearing health app, to promote their 2021 Find Your Quiet Place Challenge. Your contributions will enable SoundPrint to advocate for safe noise levels, help you and your community find quieter places, and protect the public’s hearing health. The more sound measurements submitted on the SoundPrint app, the greater the advocacy for safe noise levels! It's fun, easy, and prizes will be awarded. To learn more, click here.

 

Ototoxicity Management Event

Posted: October 6, 2021

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is co-hosting an Open House showcasing panelists from the International Ototoxicity Management Group, including prominent NHCA members Gayla Poling and Thais Morata. Topics include: risks, outcomes, and clinical management of hearing loss due to ototoxic exposures across the lifespan. The event will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021. For more information and to register, click here.

 

NHCA Town Hall Meetings

Posted: October 6, 2021

Don’t miss our next virtual Town Hall, offered at no charge:

 

2022 Annual Conference Preview and Ignite Session
Hosted by: Valerie Hennessey

November 12, 2021 at noon central

 

 For more information and to access recordings of previous virtual Town Hall Meetings, click here.

 

NHCA’s most recent Town Hall: What Do Hearing Conservationists Do? Veteran NHCA members Cindy Bloyer, Amy Blank, John Allen, Alisa Genualdi, Elizabeth Masterson, Colleen Le Prell, and Laura Kauth discussed their path into hearing conservation, and the interesting opportunities, from military service to research to NASA support, that path afforded. Thirty-eight people attended; we hope you appreciated and will pass along the inspiration.

 

Student Scholarship Applications Due Now

Posted: October 6, 2021

The National Hearing Conservation Association Scholarship Foundation (NHCASF) is pleased to offer Student Research Awards and Student Conference Awards in 2022.  Applications and documents for both awards are due Friday, November 19, 2021. For more information on eligibility and award details, and to apply, click here.

 
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