Hearing Impairment & Mask Wearing During COVID-19

Take one look around you and it’s easy to see the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our daily lives. From how we interact with one another to how we shop, eat, and spend our free time, most of us have had to reevaluate what we do and how we do it. It certainly hasn’t been without its challenges, … Read More

Important Moments in Audiology

Last time on the blog we looked at a possible future treatment for hearing loss in the work the researchers at the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories are doing in hearing restoration. This time around we wanted to give a (very) brief timeline of other events in the treatment of hearing loss and causes. 1550 BCE – A famous medical scroll known as … Read More

The Cutting Edge of Regeneration

Welcome back to the Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center blog. Last month we took a look at how someone could become a Speech-Language Pathologist or an Audiologist, essentially a brief look at how to learn the tried and true methods of treatment we know so far. But scientists and doctors like ourselves are constantly striving to find new and better … Read More

Brief History of Speech-Language Patholoy

Last time on the Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center we took a very brief dip into the history books to talk about audiology and its very recent creation. This time we’re looking at the Speech language component of our studies. Speech is made up of several components: resonance, fluency, pitch variance, voice, intonation, and phonation. Language meanwhile is made up … Read More

A Brief History of Audiology

Welcome back to the Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center blog. We like to cover a wide range of topics of interest in relation to Speech, Language, and Hearing, whether they be the value of ASHA certifications or more lighthearted subjects. This month we wanted to lean on the education side of things and give a brief history of audiology and … Read More

Famous people with stutters

Stuttering, otherwise known as alailia syllabaris, is a speech disorder affecting millions of people, of all ages, in their everyday lives. When someone stutters, their speech is stammered and repetitive, due to the overall flow of their speech being disrupted by prolongations of sounds, syllables, and words, which is completely involuntary. Luckily, with regular treatment programs, many people can overcome … Read More

Why you should stop cleaning your ears with cotton swabs?

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you’ve probably come across an article or two that warm you not to use cotton swabs to clean your ears. And those articles are correct in many ways! In fact, using cotton swabs to clean out your ears can result in both short and long term damage. In some cases, the damage caused … Read More

Why ASHA certification matters

At the Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center, we have always taken pride in the services and assistance that we offer people of all ages. While many people working for the center have been involved in the field for years, the center has always placed importance on the types of people that we hire. One of our criteria when it comes … Read More

3 things to look for when seeking out hearing, speech, and language assistance

When it comes to shopping online, you always want to do a little research in order to help you make the best decision about the item you want to purchase. When it comes to seeking professional resources who can help you with hearing, speech, and language problems, the search should be no different. There are many centers and companies who … Read More

What to Expect During Your Appointment at ASLHC (Part Two)

Welcome back to the Albuquerque Speech Language Hearing Center. This month we are discussing exactly what you can expect when you come in for an appointment. If you have any questions which we do not answer in this blog, please feel free to give us a call before your appointment at (505)796-5954. In our last post, we talked about what … Read More