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01 Jun 2015... Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.
01 Mar 2015... Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby was found to be not eligible for screening, and referred directly for a diagnostic assessment.
10 Feb 2020... Laryngo-pharyngeal Reflux (LPR) is when stomach acid comes up your food pipe (oesophagus) all the way to your throat and into your voice box (larynx). This is different from the reflux and heartburn you may be familiar with (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux / GORD), which usually stays within your food pipe and does not reach your throat.
05 Oct 2017... Dysphonia is the term given to a problem with your voice. This can include hoarse voice, voice loss and difficulties producing your voice.
10 Dec 2019... Tinnitus is the awareness of noises in the ears (one or both) and/or in the head that are not present in the environment. It is common and normal to experience tinnitus in quiet environments.
This leaflet lists the causes, early signs and preventative actions of oral cancer.
This fact sheet explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can help if your child aged between 0 and 6 years has just been diagnosed with hearing loss.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, a parent of a child with hearing impairment talks about her child's early intervention, including hearing aids, Auslan and speech therapy. Child health specialists talk about helping parents understand what hearing impairment means for their child. They also go through some early intervention options and say why it's important to start intervention early.
01 Mar 2016... A translated resource with information about the signs and management of swallowing problems for residents, families and carers.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, child health specialists talk about different types of hearing impairment. They say babies are usually screened at or soon after birth to test their hearing. Children can also be diagnosed when they're older. Parents of children with hearing impairment and specialists talk about some of the signs that a child has a hearing impairment.
31 May 2021... A hearing aid is a small, programmable amplifying device that is worn either in the ear or behind the ear. Hearing aids can help most people with a hearing loss, even though they cannot restore normal hearing. Hearing aids aim to increase communication by providing more useful sound information.
20 May 2020... Vestibular migraine or migrainous vertigo is a type of migraine that may or may not cause a headache, but can include a number of debilitating symptoms affecting the balance, ears and vision. It is the second most common cause of vertigo.
Scroll through various audio resources for information how to go to the hospital, and how to navigate their healthcare system. Also includes some information on the most common eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma and more.
01 Dec 2015... Eating and drinking can become difficult because of strokes, age, breathing problems, dementia or damage to the head and neck. This resource provides tips on how to stay safe when eating and drinking.
01 Aug 2017... Your child's nasogastric (NG) tube requires daily care. This factsheet shows how to take care of it. Daily maintenance will ensure it works, lasts and does not need unnecessary replacement.
16 Apr 2020... Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common disorder of the inner ear with symptoms including dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness and nausea.
31 May 2021... Any degree of hearing loss, whether very mild or severe, affects communication for both the hard of hearing person and the person they are communicating with. Most hearing losses cause speech to sound less clear. This page provides from strategies for contributing to conversations despite hearing impairment.
Nasal irrigation (nasal rinsing) is the passing of water or saline solution through the nasal passages. Nasal irrigation has occurred for many years as it can form part of a religious or traditional cleansing practice. It may also be used to provide relief for colds, congested sinuses, and allergies.Nasal irrigation is generally safe but it is essential to keep the rinsing device clean and use a safe, treated source of water.
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