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National Events

2016 AG Bell Convention Recap

http://hearingfirst.org/blog/2016/07/13/ag-bell-conference-recap

 

A Mentoring Needs Assessment: What Families with Young Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Want From a D/HH Adult Mentor or Role Model Program, August 24, 2016 *Webinar

http://www.infanthearing.org/resources_home/events/mentoring-needs.html

 

CMV Public Health & Policy Conference, September 26 – 27, 2016 * Austin, TX

http://www.cmvconference.org/

 

16th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Meeting, February 26 – 28, 2017 * Atlanta, GA

http://ehdimeeting.org/

 

Articles of Interest

The Best Hearing Loss Simulations: Understanding Audiograms and the Impact of the Speech Banana

http://hubpages.com/health/The-Best-Hearing-Loss-Simulations-Understanding-Audiograms-and-the-Impact-of-the-Speech-Banana

 

Infantile Memory Study Points to Critical Periods in Early Life Learning for Brain Development

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160718111939.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20sciencedaily%2Fmind_brain%2Fmemory%20%28Memory%20News%20–%20ScienceDaily%29

 

‘Just Don’t Give Up’ Says Deaf and Autistic Student Who Graduated With Honors

http://www.fredericksburg.com/features/stafford/just-don-t-give-up-says-deaf-and-autistic-student/article_19663cae-ee81-59df-a43f-d960671cb2fb.html

 

Long Before Learning ABCs, Tots Recognize Words Are Symbols

http://m.telegram.com/article/20160111/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/160119942

 

Too Much Noise Is a Problem for Premature Babies

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2016/05/29/01-too-much-noise-a-problem-for-premature-babies.html

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