May is Better Hearing Month


Since 1927, audiologists and speech-language pathologists—the professionals who specialize in the identification and treatment of communication disorders—have made a special effort during the month of May to inform and educate people about hearing and speech disorders. More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65 and hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. To help raise awareness about this critical issue the mayors of the City of Delray Beach and the City of Boynton Beach are issuing proclamations in May for our annual public information campaign. The following are excerpts from the proclamations. The proclamation recognizes and values the efforts of all who work to eliminate or minimize the isolating effects of communication disorders in the one in five families affected by them. Citizens who have overcome communication disabilities through the services of Audiologists are now able to lead independent, productive, and fulfilling lives. All citizens are encouraged to recognize the achievements of Audiologists in improving the quality of life for people with communication disorders. The Doctors of Audiologist at Hearing Partners are proud and honored to offer quality education and health care services. With proper treatment, most people with communication disorders can lead full and productive lives. Unfortunately, many people with communication disorders are unaware that there are available treatments to remedy or minimize the impact of their condition. As part of Hearing Partner’s commitment to our community, during the month of May, we are offer a complimentary hearing screening and full consultation in our Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Offices. Call 561- 638-6530 or 561-736-6002 to schedule an appointment.