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  • Oscar the Office Cat

    Oscar the Office Cat

    Well, last week was definitely an adventure here at The Hearing and Speech Agency! If you’ve followed HASA on Facebook or Twitter at all in the last few days, you’ll know that we had a visitor-almost-turned-mascot turn up. Allow me to regale you with the story of #Oscartheofficecat and his couple of days with us here. READ MORE>>

  • A look at our founder

    A look at our founder

    In the past year, HASA has prepared for its upcoming 90th anniversary in November of 2016. Part of the preparation has included the HASAfacts you can see every day through our social media channels, some of our more recent #ThrowbackThursday pictures from our burgeoning archive, and planning for our major VIBE event that is this evening called Speakeasy: A Roaring Twenties Gala. But the most fun I know I’ve had has to be the research into the people whose pursuit and passion made these past 90 years possible. READ MORE>>

  • National Stuttering Awareness Week

    National Stuttering Awareness Week

    We are in the midst of National Stuttering Awareness Week.  At The Center for Fluency Enhancement at HASA, we want to educate our clients and also the Baltimore area community that there is so much that we can all do to raise awareness about stuttering. 

  • Headsets, ear buds and other personal listening devices have an impact on your hearing

    Headsets, ear buds and other personal listening devices have an impact on your hearing

    May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! Learn about noise-induced hearing loss - what it is, what causes it, how to prevent it and why it's so important to get a baseline hearing evaluation. READ MORE>>

  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a reality that contributes to hearing damage in as many as 12.5% of children and adolescents in the U.S. ages 6-19. READ MORE

  • Going out with Autism

    Going out with Autism

    All kids want to have fun, but that simple task can be a big challenge for children with autism and sensory disorders. Thankfully, specialized activities for kids with sensory needs have skyrocketed in the past few years. Let’s take a look at what’s out there! READ MORE>>

  • Autism Fast Facts

    Autism Fast Facts

    Education leads to awareness leads to understanding leads to acceptance. We're coming to the end of Autism Awareness and Appreciation Month and it's important to remember the basic facts of autism in order to educate others. READ MORE>>

  • Learning Theory & Speech Therapy

    Learning Theory & Speech Therapy

    At Towson University’s recent Speech-Language Pathology Conference, Dr. Mary Alt presented recent research conducted by herself and her colleagues regarding intervention based on Learning Theory. Here, we present a summary of the research and how it can impact treatment. READ MORE>>

  • Creating a Speakeasy Vibe

    Creating a Speakeasy Vibe

    We are in full roaring twenties mode at the office.  Adding a touch of moonshine to the centerpieces? Check. Finding a stand-up bass player to complete our ragtime band? Check. Inviting dance instructors to teach us to Charleston and Lindy?  Check and check.  READ MORE>>

  • Using ASL: A Volunteer's Story

    Using ASL: A Volunteer's Story

    I’m Lauren. I am a certified speech-language pathologist and I am fluent in Spanish. I also have Cerebral Palsy (CP) and am a quadriplegic wheelchair user. Many of my friends have disabilities and while most of us can hear, we communicate in many variable, but beautiful ways. Some of my friends have limited speech and communicate via ASL. I have always wanted to learn ASL, but due to my CP and the way it makes my hands move, I never thought I could learn. However, my fears did not deter me from a strong desire to learn ASL. READ MORE>>

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