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NASDAQ - Report By Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco, California, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global market for audiology devices is expected to reach USD 9,542.3 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 5.0% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Introduction of technological advancements such as wireless devices, acceptance of these devices by the geriatric population along with increase in demand of cost-effective and efficient devices are some of the major drivers of this market. In addition, presence of untapped growth opportunities in emerging countries such as India, Brazil and China and the increasing health awareness are expected to serve this market as future growth opportunities.

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Hearing aids dominated the overall market in terms of revenue share at 64.1% in 2013. High comfort rendered by these products, enhanced connectivity and enhanced user friendliness are some of the factors attributing to its high usage rates and subsequently large market share.

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What Are Your Options to Pay for Assistive Devices?

From Able Data, with thanks to the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

The AbleData project, funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), has released a new information sheet on funding resources for people with disabilities to obtain assistive devices. Information provided covers primary funding resources such as private and public health insurance, local school districts, vocational rehabilitation agencies, other government-sponsored resources, non-profit organizations, clinical trials and product development, crowd funding via the Internet and social media, auto manufacturer reimbursement programs, and local community, civic, and charitable organizations.

You can find a great deal more of this helpful information at

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Loudoun County Public Schools Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program

Assistive Devices and Local Program Services
for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Debbie Jones, NVRC Resource and Technology Specialist
Wednesday, April 10, 7 - 8:30 P.M.
Ashburn Library — Room A
43316 Hay Road, Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 737-8100 

Debbie Jones







Debbie Jones provides technology training to individuals with hearing loss, as well as outreach training for busi- nesses, agencies and organizations who work with deaf and hard of hearing people. Debbie will provide information about services provided by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons, as well as equipment available from the Technology Assistance Program.

An array of different kinds of assistive devices available to deaf and hard of hearing people will be displayed. Some examples of assistive devices are vibrating alarm clocks, flashing light alert systems, loop systems, video phones, amplified telephones, and captioned phones.

This will be an informal event. You may stop by at any time during the 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM time period to visit with Debbie and take a look at the items displayed.

All are welcome to attend!

Children and adults with hearing loss as well as their friends and family.

  • Demonstrations of devices Numerous handouts provided
  • ASL interpreter and Spanish language interpreter provided
  • No child care provided.Children must remain with parent/guardian at all times.

Please contact Eileen McCartin, D/HH Specialist or Renéè Scott, Program Assistant at (571) 252-1011 with any questions or to request accommodations.

No RSVP required. Just come and stop by! 

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