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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island



Hearing, Speech and Language

American Academy of Audiology - This is a link to AAA's web content area for professional resources. This section contains links to e-journals, information on continuing education, newsletters, "Ask an Expert," etc. Source: AAA

AAO - HNS - A link to the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery web page.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - ASHA is the primary professional association for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. The web site contains information on continuing education programs and events, legislation issues, information on certification, etc.

American Tinnitus Association (ATA) - This page explains what tinnitus is and provides links to tinnitus information tailored for patients and professionals.

Aphasia Hope Foundation - AHF is a non-profit organization whose two-fold mission is to promote research into the prevention and cure of aphasia and ensure that aphasia survivors and their caregivers have access to appropriate treatment. AHF notes that informaiton on the site is not authoritative medical advice or treatment methods. Source: AHF

Hearing Loss Association of America: HLAA is an consumer organization representing people with hearing loss.

Hearing Loss sampler: This web page, developed by Scott Bradley, PhD, at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, contains audio clips of simulations of common types of hearing loss.

National Aphasia Association - NAA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate the public about aphasia. Source: NAA

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - This is a link to information about presbycusis, or hearing loss associated with aging, one of the most common chronic conditions experienced by older adults. Source: NIDCD

UPCOMING RIGEC PROGRAMS

Workshop 5: Safe Transitions in a Changing Health Care System - 6/2/2014

Go to Program Calendar.

 

2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics - 3/19/2014

Couldn't attend the Thewlis Lecture?
Watch it on your computer via Livestream!

(Audio kicks in at 13:53, during Dr. Clark's intro)