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.
What is a safe noise exposure level for the public? It’s not 85 dB, even though that occupational standard is wrongly cited as safe for the public by too many organizations that should know better.
New York City observes International Noise Awareness Day with a workshop and soundwalk at NYU, an interactive program in Flatbush, and a Science of Sound program in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Click here to learn more.
A cheaper way to buy hearing aids exists, which is great news for people with hearing loss. But for those who still have good hearing, preserving it is the better option.
Is noise pollution damaging our health? The evidence says yes. Noise has been recognized as a public health hazard for over 50 years. So why isn’t the U.S. government regulating it?
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.