Hearing Awareness

NAIDOC Week 2021

by Georgia Lester • July 7, 2021

A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, their culture, history and achievement, NAIDOC Week is held annually in July. This year, from Sunday 4th July to Sunday 11th July. It is an opportunity to check in with and support your local community, participate in a range of activities and connect with Australians from […]


Hearing and Learning

by Georgia Lester • March 12, 2021

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to hear and understand language, to produce speech and communicate effectively with their peers. When hearing loss goes undetected, children may disengage and lose interest at school, likely due to the reduced input they are receiving.  Where young kids are seen to be ‘not listening’, mucking up or […]


Hearing Awareness Week at Brisbane Grammar School.

by Georgia Lester • March 5, 2021

To cap off Hearing Awareness Week, the Audeara team attended Brisbane Grammar School this morning to discuss hearing health and have students create and explore their own hearing profile. Grade 5 classes heard James speak about how we hear, the differences between our own ears and others, as well as how we can help protect […]


Introducing World Hearing Day and the World Report on Hearing

by Georgia Lester • March 1, 2021

World Hearing day is a global event and World Health Organisation (WHO) initiative held on the 3rd of March every year. This year, World hearing day marks the launch of the World Report on Hearing, a global call to action to address hearing loss and ear health at every stage of life.  This year’s theme […]


Myths Surrounding Hearing Loss, Hearing Devices and Audiology

by Georgia Lester • February 15, 2021

Myths and misconceptions about people with hearing loss are common. They are often triggered by lack of understanding, fear or ignorance and should not impact your perception of the hearing health care industry.   Myth One: A person with hearing loss will be old.  Over 3.55 million Australians suffer from a hearing loss, with nearly half […]


Auditory Deprivation: Why not managing a hearing loss might be bad for your health

by Georgia Lester • February 5, 2021

While Audiologists and Doctors have been making their case for years, hearing loss is often overlooked as a serious health condition and one in need of intervention. As a result of it’s typically progressive onset, most people wait many years before seeking help for their hearing.  While our ears ‘hear’ the sound, it is the […]