ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Devices (Part 3)

Part 3 – Helpful Information on Hearing Loss Hearing loss is more common than you might think. In fact for every person who might be legally classified as deaf, there are many more who are burdened by hearing impairment. Nor is this only a problem for people over 50. Increasingly, due to recreational and environmental noise, hearing loss is occurring… Read the rest

ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Devices

Alerting Devices & Alarms – Amplified Telephones ALDs is the abbreviation currently in vogue for assistive listening devices – products which are truly “life enhancing.” If you are a past visitor to our website, you already know that Audiolinks has a significant number of ADA compliant products available to the hearing impaired. Now, we are expanding our offerings in the… Read the rest

7 Danger Signs of Noise Induced Hearing Loss – NIHL

Are you at risk for noise related hearing loss? Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Every day we experience normal sounds in our environment like television, radio, automobiles, buses and trucks. When an individual is exposed to harmful sounds that are too loud or extended over time, sensitive structures of the inner ear can be… Read the rest

Don’t Miss Holiday Memories Because of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a fact of life. Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, much of it undiagnosed. What’s more, only about a quarter of Americans with hearing loss use a hearing aid. Undiagnosed hearing loss, a lack of hearing assistance, and loud holiday gatherings can create a perfect storm that can lead to mis-communication and… Read the rest

Personal Amplifiers Help Kids Hear Better in School

Are your kids falling behind at school? Portable personal amplifiers could be a solution. Many students with hearing problems — both diagnosed and undiagnosed — will lose valuable classroom time simply because they can’t hear. In addition to the obvious problem of not comprehending the teacher’s lessons, there’s an additional (and very common) problem with hearing-impaired students losing focus due… Read the rest

Don’t Miss Holiday Memories Because of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a fact of life. Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, much of it undiagnosed. What’s more, only about a quarter of Americans with hearing loss use a hearing aid. Undiagnosed hearing loss, a lack of hearing assistance, and loud holiday gatherings can create a perfect storm that can lead to mis-communication and… Read the rest

Are Loud Media Players Causing Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Teens?

Study: Cranked Earbuds Contribute to Spike in Teen Hearing Loss For today’s teens, dangling earbuds are as ubiquitous as facial jewelry. But a recent study shows that unlike adornments, they could be far from harmless. An article in the August 18, 2010 issue of JAMA concludes that one in five American adolescents experienced hearing loss from 2005-2006. What’s more, this… Read the rest

How Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Worship for Everyone

Can Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Your Services? Choosing the right assistive listening system to use in your house of worship not only fulfills ADA requirements, but also makes religious services and group activities more rewarding. What are ADA compliant assistive listening systems, and how can they help you make religious services accessible to everyone? ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Systems Let… Read the rest

Taming Your Church Sound System

Church Sound Systems: Reining in the Volume Sound engineers struggle against overly loud mixes every time they’re in front of the mixing console of their PA system. And while providing a satisfying mix at non-lethal volumes in a club or concert hall is one thing, mixing on a church sound system is entirely another. A congregation can include a wide… Read the rest

Are Assistive Listening Devices Safe to Use With Pacemakers?

Why Portable Amplifiers Are a Better Assistive Listening Device for Pacemaker Wearers With today’s explosion of wireless technology,  a sea of data regarding the safety of everything from cell phones to assistive listening devices has spawned a lively and sometimes confusing public health debate. Nowhere is this confusion more apparent than in the controversy over whether or not — or… Read the rest