Three things schoolkids need to succeed
School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts
Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
Bringing answers to children with a little-known genetic condition
A University of Melbourne collaboration is helping to uncover the real needs and challenges of children and families facing a future with Usher Syndrome.
COVID-19 face coverings mask the message
Many people have hearing loss – from mild to disabling – but University of Melbourne research finds COVID-19 face masks are making communication even harder.
A hearing aid could help your brain
Hearing loss and cognitive decline are linked, but new University of Melbourne research finds that using a hearing aid may help delay this decline.
Hearing loss still a challenge for kids
Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why
Specialised skills key to helping deaf students thrive
The rise of inclusive education shows the need for qualified Teachers of the Deaf to support hearing-impaired students, says University of Melbourne expert.
Hard on the hard of hearing
University of Melbourne research explores the complex partnership between the brain and the ears and what happens at a neurological level to communicate.