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New resources avalable for parents of children with hearing loss

New resources are available for parents of infants and children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Parents can participate in a six-week eHealth program and online questionnaires as well as receive scholarships for the 19th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Meeting that will take place in Kansas City in March.

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Physical Therapy Clinic to offer free 8-week falls prevention class

Do you know someone who has concerns about falling or has sustained a fall? The Physical Therapy Clinic is now enrolling individuals 60 and older for 'A Matter of Balance', an 8-week evidence-based program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels among older adults. The class will begin March 11 and will meet for two hours each Wednesday until April 29. Class size is limited and there is no charge for this class. If you would like to register, please contact Adriana at (269) 387-7223.

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Physical Therapy Clinic offering free falls risk assessments

The Physical Therapy Clinic at the Western Michigan University Unified Clinics is currently looking for individuals ages 6 and over to participate in a research study to assess balance and falls risk. During the initial appointment, clinicians will perform physical assessments, cognitive testing and a series of fall risk tests. This is a free service. If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please contact the Unified Clinics at (269) 387-7223.

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Speech-Language Pathology students advocate for Huntington's disease

Two undergraduate Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPPA) students from Western Michigan University recently volunteered at a fundraiser to support Huntington’s disease. Hannah Cluley and Cassidy Eastman attended the Battle Creek/Kalamazoo Team Hope Walk on October 6th.