If you are suffering from hearing loss Sound Choice Hearing is here to help. In addition to our services, there are many resources available to provide you with additional educational information.
Lyric is the world’s first and only 100 percent invisible hearing device that delivers natural sound. Once placed in the ear, this device is so hassle-free many forget it is even there. Lyric includes advanced battery technology and battery protections so it performs well through daily activities such as showering, exercising and sleeping. This device can last months at a time before needing to be replaced.
ReSound provides patients with smart hearing aids and wireless accessories. GN ReSound is a Danish manufacturer with headquarters in Ballerup. Founded in 1943, the company currently has 4,100 employees worldwide and its products are available in more than 80 countries. ReSound was the first to offer Wide Dynamic Range Compression and Digital Feedback Suppression, innovations in sound processing that have led to reduced distortion and better sound quality. Its product lineup includes the LiNX and ENZO.
Phonak Hearing Systems was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1947. The company now employs more than 4,200 people in multiple locations worldwide. The company is a pioneer in hearing loss solutions, developing the first hearing aid to take advantage of Bluetooth® technology in 2003 and the first extended-wear hearing aid (Lyric) in 2011. Its Hear the World initiative, launched in 2006, aims to create global awareness of hearing loss and promote solutions for individuals across the planet. Featured products include the Audeo, Virto and Bolero.
Oticon’s history dates back to 1904. The company was founded by Hans Demant, whose wife struggled with hearing impairment. Oticon is headquartered in Denmark, just outside of Copenhagen, and has more than 3,000 employees in branches across the globe. Oticon’s BrainHearing™ technology allows you to hear better with less effort. Popular products include the Alta2, Nera2, Ria2, Dynamo and Sensei.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific and credentialing association for 186,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. ASHA’s website includes educational information on a number of topics from hearing and balance issues to speech, language and swallowing disorders.
Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) was founded by nine practitioners in 1977, as the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists, to foster and support the professional dispensing of hearing aids by qualified audiologists in rehabilitative practices. Later, in 1988, ADA developed the concept of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree and provided much of the energy behind the movement for the transition of audiology to a doctoring healthcare profession. Today, ADA offers programming and support to audiologists and students. The ADA’s website offers patients a variety of resources for learning about hearing loss, understanding the qualifications of audiologists and understanding the services audiologists provide.