Posts By: Casey Rutledge Roof, Au.D.

Laurel? Yanny? Which one did you hear?

Recently, there was the social media debate about Laurel or Yanny. Much like the blue and black dress controversy several years ago, it sparked discussion as to which sound was heard, “yanny” or “laurel.” And in case you are wondering, the original sound is…laurel. There are several theories as to why we hear one or the…
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Did you hear that?

Are you able to hear the punch line of the joke while in a group of people? Can you hear others on the opposite side of the dinner table? What about the actor’s lines during the play, did you hear those? We call your attention to this because hearing is essential. It’s essential in our…
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Celebrate the sounds of the holidays

When you think of the sounds of the holiday season, what comes to mind? Joyous music, conversations and gatherings of friends and family? What about those holiday dinners full of laughter and good food or even clanking glasses to celebrate the season? Those sounds are the zest of life, but if a loved one has…
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