Category: Hearing

Speech Therapy – When is the right time?

December 12th, 2018

We as therapists like to use the phrase “prevention is better than cure” and that is why we are firm believers of Early Childhood Intervention or ECI. Early intervention is critical in children with a delay, whether global or speech and language, as … Continue reading

Hearing Loss – Signs to look out for

October 15th, 2018

DO YOUR PARENTS SUFFER FROM HEARING LOSS? SIGNS TO LOOK OUT FOR IF YOU SUSPECT YOUR PARENT/A LOVED ONE MIGHT SUFFER FROM HEARING LOSS: You often have to repeat yourself and they mishear what you say. They have difficulty following … Continue reading

Your Hearing Aid and Zinc Air Batteries – What you need to know!

August 7th, 2018

Hearing aids are powered by Zinc Air batteries. Read on to get the most out of your batteries: What is Zinc Air Technology? Zinc air technology uses air from the atmosphere as an active ingredient. This technology is only used … Continue reading

We go further, to bring you closer!

June 18th, 2018

All new hearing aids and assistive listening technology is available now. Contact us today to see how we can help you achieve better hearing. info@deidrestroebel.co.za

Hearing loss & Dementia – Is there a link?

June 4th, 2018

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­If you were to make a list of health conditions and ailments that become more common as we age, I am sure that a number of things would come to mind. Amongst other common problems, Hearing loss and Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

3rd March 2018 – World HEARING Day in Review

March 12th, 2018

The World Health Organization has estimated that more than 5% of the world’s population has hearing impairment and this number is rising. By 2035, it is estimated that one in five people will experience hearing loss. Permanent hearing loss has … Continue reading

Auditory Processing Disorder – What parents need to know!

February 1st, 2018

What is Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)? There is a significant difference between hearing and listening: Hearing is a sense and listening is a learned skill. Children need good listening skills to develop speech and language and to learn how to … Continue reading

Newborn Hearing Screening

November 30th, 2017

Do you know that your baby’s hearing can be checked even before leaving the hospital? The newborn hearing screening (NHS) test helps to identify babies who have permanent hearing loss as early as possible. This means parents can get the support … Continue reading

Phonological awareness and reading readiness

October 4th, 2017

What is phonological awareness and why is it important? Phonological awareness is the awareness of the sound structure of spoken language (what sounds are and how they come together to form words) and includes word awareness, syllable awareness and phonemic … Continue reading

Hearing aid wireless accessories

September 20th, 2017

Hearing aid technology has never been as exciting as it is right now! Not only do hearing aids these days provide sound processing technology that improves hearing and communication for the user in different environments, but hearing aids have also … Continue reading

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