Fall 2020 Noisy Planet Newsletter

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Noisy Planet’s online newsletter offers stories on noise–induced hearing loss, as well as tips and information on how to help preteens protect their hearing and develop healthy hearing habits.

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October Is National Protect Your Hearing Month: Safeguard Your Hearing

During this year’s National Protect Your Hearing Month—observed each October—learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and help Noisy Planet spread the word to others.
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In the Community

Noisy Planet Exhibits at the NASN Virtual Conference

The Noisy Planet team joined the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) in bringing science-based health information about noise-induced hearing loss prevention to NASN members through the association’s virtual conference. School nurses can play a key role in influencing children’s listening behaviors. The Noisy Planet team has exhibited at the NASN annual conference for more than 10 years and occasionally presents educational sessions.

This year, the conference looked different as nearly 30 exhibitors shared content virtually from June to September. All 16,000 NASN members could access the online exhibit hall and demonstrations. Noisy Planet’s virtual booth featured the Journey of Sound to the Brain video, the Noisy Planet teacher toolkit, and free downloadable resources for school nurses and other educators to incorporate into their lesson plans and events.

New! Noisy Planet Farm Posters

Noisy Planet has new resources to help you spread the word about preventing hearing loss on the farm! We’ve developed two fun and colorful 11”x 17” posters for you to download, print, and display.

 Poster titled Sounds Are All Around on the Farm. A poster that presents the decibel levels of various electronic devices, vehicles, machinery, and conversations, and discusses ways to protect your hearing. How Loud Is Too Loud? poster

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