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World Hearing Day Spotlights Nearly 38 Million Americans Living With Hearing Loss

ASHA Offers New Resources Highlighting Availability and Benefits of Treatment to Mark WHO- Designated Day  (Rockville, Md. – February 21, 2017) One of the most prevalent health conditions to affect Americans, hearing loss goes chronically untreated despite the medical, mental health, and financial consequences of inaction. On March 3, World Hearing Day, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) asks the public to take action if
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Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Failure to Accommodate Students With Hearing Loss

Official Statement from Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) SAC firmly believes that the ability to communicate is a basic human right and that people need to be able to communicate in order to reach their full potential in every aspect of their lives. SAC is extremely disappointed with Dr. Ranee Panjabi from Memorial University regarding her refusal to wear a simple FM transmitter to
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Vote Communication Health!

Online Campaign Asks Political Parties to ‘Step Up’ and Make Communication Health an Election Issue (OTTAWA, ON – September 10, 2015) Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) has launched a new online campaign­ – Vote Communication Health – that asks candidates running in the 2015 federal election to address a lack of funding in three key areas of communication health. One in six people in
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The International Communication Project: An Update

Due to the efforts of many around the world, the International Communication Project (ICP) has come a long way since it launched in February 2014. To date, thousands of signatories have expressed support for the Universal Declaration of Communication Rights; millions have learned about the ICP through project press releases, online events like Google Hangouts, and regional and local activities; and dozens of organizations
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ASHA Engages With World Health Organization On Hearing Protection Effort

ASHA’S Listen To Your Buds Campaign To Be Cited As Effective Tool… WHO Initiative Will Seek To “Make Listening Safe” During Leisure Activities (Rockville, Maryland, USA – November 3, 2014) The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has joined an advisory group to the World Health Organization (WHO) on the development of a WHO initiative that will seek to inform policy makers and educate the public about
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International Communication Project 2014 Gains Support From 40 New Organizations Around the Globe

May Month of Action Raises International Profile of Communication Disorders (Rockville, Maryland, USA – June 30, 2014) Following a “Month of Action” this past May by the International Communication Project (ICP) 2014, some 40 participating organizations worldwide are now part of the unprecedented initiative. Launched last winter, the ICP 2014 raises international awareness of communication disorders and the speech and language therapists, speech-language pathologists, and
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International Project Declares May “Month of Action” for Calling Attention to Communication Disorders

(Rockville, Maryland, USA – May 1, 2014) The International Communication Project 2014 (ICP 2014), an initiative involving more than a dozen organizations, entities, and international bodies worldwide, has declared this May a “Month of Action” for bringing attention to communication disorders. The Project’s founding organizations have organized a range of activities for May, including outreach to Houses of Parliament in England; an advocacy day
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International Coalition Launches Unprecedented Effort to Raise Awareness of Communication Disorders

Speech, Language and Hearing Organizations in Various Parts of the World Join Forces (Rockville, Maryland, USA – January 27, 2014) For the first time in history, organizations in six countries that focus on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing issues have formed a coalition to raise international awareness of communication disorders and their treatment. The International Communication Project 2014 (ICP) is a collaborative effort developed
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Coalizão internacional lança esforços sem precedentes para promover a conscientização sobre distúrbios da comunicação

Organizações de fala, linguagem e audição de várias partes do mundo unem forças ROCKVILLE, Maryland, 27 de janeiro de 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pela primeira vez na história, organizações de seis países com foco em problemas da fala, linguagem, audição e deglutição formaram uma coalizão para promover a conscientização internacional sobre distúrbios da comunicação e seu tratamento. O International Communication Project (Projeto Internacional de Comunicação)
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Coalición internacional lanza un esfuerzo sin precedentes para concientizar sobre los trastornos de la comunicación

Organizaciones vinculadas al habla, el lenguaje y la audición en diversas partes del mundo unen sus fuerzas ROCKVILLE, Maryland, 27 de enero de 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Por primera vez en la historia, organizaciones de seis países orientadas a los problemas del habla, el lenguaje, la audición y la deglución han formado una coalición para concientizar a nivel internacional sobre los trastornos de la comunicación
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