Can Ear Infections Damage My Child’s Hearing?

Locally, this year's cold and flu season has been rough. We've been seeing a steady flow of patients coming to the office for ear pain and/or pressure. One question we hear regularly is, "Can ear infections damage my child's hearing?" We thought we would take a few minutes to give you some info regarding ear infections [...]

By |2019-04-09T20:40:37+00:00April 9th, 2019|Education|0 Comments

Noisy Toys 2018: Protect Young Ears!

Each year, the Sight and Hearing Association puts out a list of "noisy" toys after putting a variety of these items through thorough sound testing. Each year they find toys that are loud enough to be potentially damaging to your child's hearing. Hearing damage can occur at a much lower decibel level than you may [...]

By |2018-12-04T18:11:10+00:00December 4th, 2018|Education|0 Comments

What’s the Difference Between an Audiologist and a Hearing Aid Dispenser?

It's really tempting, we understand. It seems so much easier to go to a big box store or walk into a hearing aid store and get a free hearing test. A hearing aid is a hearing aid, right? Not so fast. What is the difference between an audiologist and a hearing aid dispenser? We feel [...]

By |2018-07-25T16:59:06+00:00July 25th, 2018|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Education Access for Hearing 101: Your Child’s Rights

One of the toughest things to navigate with your hard of hearing child is how to access hearing assistive technology through the school system and the specialized instruction they need to succeed. Understanding their education access rights is the first step in advocating for your child. It's important for you, the parents or caregivers, to know your [...]

By |2017-01-17T21:45:41+00:00January 17th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Dr. Evonne Serpa, Au.D.
Hearing Resources Audiology Center
4311 NE Tillamook St. Portland, OR 97213
Phone: 503-774-3668