What is a Speech Language Pathologist? 

A speech language pathologist (SLP) is a specialist in speech and language.   SLPs often diagnose and treat speech and language delays and disorders, but may also work on swallowing disorders. They may work in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, or private clinics.  To become a speech language pathologist in the United States, you must complete a […]

What is an Otolaryngologist? 

Otolaryngologists are medical doctors for the Ear, Nose, and Throat. Sometimes, otolaryngologists are called ENTs. They are trained in medicine and surgery, and can provide surgical interventions for hearing loss such as bone-anchored hearing aids or cochlear implants, treatment for disorders of the voice box (larynx), and treatment for other physical issues with the ear […]

What is Hearing Loss?

  Hearing loss or hearing impairment is a reduced ability to hear sounds or speech. This may be due to a problem with the ears, nerves, or the part of the brain that processes sound. (Read more about how hearing works here!) Hearing loss may be temporary. You may experience temporary hearing loss when you […]