The best headphones for children? None, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Why? Headphones marketed for kids claim that 85 dB is safe, but it’s not. Protect your kids’ hearing and just say no to headphones!
It seems obvious that noise would affect children’s learning, but it took a groundbreaking study by Dr. Arline Bronzaft to prove it. And now we have a standard for classroom acoustics.
David M. Sykes tells us about Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, which is offering hearing protection to visitors who suffer from sensory overload.
Noise pioneer Dr. Arline Bronzaft introduces a new noise and sound curriculum for New York City schools. Click to learn about her efforts to make the world a quieter place.
The first autism-certified water park opens in Florida, which must be exciting for people with autism and their families. Hope this takes off and more options become available to people who can’t tolerate noise.
Will kids face an epidemic of hearing loss? Sadly yes if the government
continues to ignore the potential auditory damage kids will suffer due to unregulated earbud use.