Hearing impaired people

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Hearing impaired children
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Ear and hearing health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2021

This is the inaugural national report on the ear and hearing health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adults. The report brings together information on the prevalence of ear and hearing problems among Indigenous Australians, along with insights on key protective and risk...
Journal article

Risk factors for Australian school-age children in socio-economically disadvantaged populations not passing ear and hearing screening

This retrospective study describes the outcomes of an ear and hearing screening program for children from lower socio-economic backgrounds in New South Wales, between 2013 and 2016.
Journal article

‘Sometimes they’re gammin, playing tricks, but sometimes it’s ears.’ The perspectives of urban parents and carers of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children on their journey to diagnosis of persistent ear health and hearing problems

This study investigated how access to, and availability of, ear health and hearing services contributes to the burden of avoidable hearing loss experienced by young, urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families.
Journal article

Putting age-related hearing loss on the public health agenda in Australia

In this article, the authors argue that there is an urgent need to put in place a broad public health strategy to reduce the long-term disability burden attributable to hearing loss, including targeted public health messaging, improved screening and early detection.
Report

Voice of the patient report: living with sensorineural hearing loss

There is a continued unmet need for solutions to support people with hearing loss. The information in this report, gathered from people living with hearing loss, will be used to guide drug and technology development and inform the U.S Food and Drug Administration’s benefit-risk evaluations...
Report

Queensland’s Deadly Ears Program

Queensland’s Deadly Ears Program aims to reduce the impact of ear disease and hearing loss on Indigenous children by providing a range of frontline services in remote areas. This report summarises the services provided by the program between 2007 and 2019.
Journal article

The impact of hearing impairment on early academic achievement in Aboriginal children living in remote Australia: a data linkage study

This study aimed to investigate prevalence of otitis media (OM) and related hearing loss in Aboriginal children living in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia.
Report

Hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern Territory

This report presents information on hearing health outreach services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory.
Journal article

Massive prevalence of hearing loss among Aboriginal inmates in the Northern Territory

This study explores the detrimental effects of hearing loss for Aboriginal inmates in the Northern Territory.
Journal article

Hearing and justice: the link between hearing impairment in early childhood and youth offending in Aboriginal children living in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia

High prevalence of chronic middle ear disease has persisted in Australian Aboriginal children, and the related hearing impairment (HI) has been implicated in a range of social outcomes. This study investigated the association between HI in early childhood and youth offending.
Report

Hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern Territory: July 2012 to December 2018

This report presents information on hearing health outreach services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory.
Report

Northern Territory outreach hearing health program: July 2012 to December 2017

This report presents updated information on ear and hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people aged under 21 in the Northern Territory, between July 2012 and December 2017. These services were funded by the Australian government and delivered...
Report

Mainstreaming captions for online lectures in higher education in Australia

Captions can be defined as the text version of speech and other sound in traditional audio visual media such as films, television, DVDs and online videos. Captions are usually provided to enhance audio content and are typically recognised as benefitting two main groups – people...
Report

Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment: ear and hearing health program—July 2012 to June 2016

Summary This report presents information on ear and hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory. The Australian Government funded these programs and the Northern Territory Government delivered them. Service delivery In 2015-16, 2,253 outreach...
Journal article

Diagnosis and management of hearing loss in elderly patients

The goal of this article is to review the causes, diagnosis and management of hearing loss as it applies to elderly patients. The review describes a useful approach that clinicians can apply to daily practice.
Report

Hearing health outreach services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory: 2012–13 to 2014–15

Overview This report presents information on ear and hearing health outreach services funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and delivered by the Northern Territory Department of Health between July 2012 and June 2015 to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people...
Report

Ear, nose and throat health in early childhood, and hearing screening in the early years

From earaches to tonsillitis, children can suffer from a variety of issues that need prompt attention. The impact of a problem with the ear, nose and/or throat can impede everything from children’s ability to build relationships with other children and adults, get a good night’s...
Report

Recommendations for clinical care guidelines on the management of Otitis Media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations

These guidelines aim to improve the prevention, early detection and management of Otitis Media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the primary healthcare setting and improve the long-term health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Discussion paper

Access to electronic media for the hearing and vision impaired: approaches for consideration

Submissions are invited on potential improvements to audio description and captioning levels in Australia for free-to-air and subscription television, DVDs, films in cinemas and audio-visual content on the internet. This discussion report is intended to summarise approaches under consideration by the Australian Government and present...
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Early detection of hearing impairment, reading to infants and young children, depression after childbirth, and scalp scaling in children

'Early detection of hearing impairment' discusses early diagnosis, fitting of hearing aids, and how enrollment in early intervention programs can improve developmental outcomes. Unfortunately, the mean age of diagnosis is two years of age in many western countries, including Australia. Reading to infants and young...