American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Polls and Surveys

ASHA Poll Reflects Parental Concerns About How Children Are Listening To Personal Audio Technology

national poll by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association highlights parents' beliefs children are using personal audio technology at unsafe volume levels and that teaching safe listening education needs to be a major health priority for the nation’s children.

Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds, A Kaiser Family Foundation Study

A national survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that children's use of entertainment media is on the rise and lasting for longer daily.

Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape, A Federal Communications Notice of Inquiry

ASHA urges the FCC to recognize the potential negative impact that overuse of entertainment media can have on hearing and communication development.

Survey of Teens and Adults about the use of Personal Electronic Devices and Headphones

More than half of high school students surveyed report at least one symptom of hearing loss according to a poll commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and conducted by Zogby International.

U.S. Hispanic Teens, Adults Report Listening To iPods, Similar Devices Louder, Longer, A Poll Commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Hispanic teens and adults in the United States report that they are listening to the popular iPod and other MP3 players for longer periods and at higher volumes than all teens and all adults according to polling [PDF] commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (ASHA) and conducted by Zogby International.

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