Do you know that over 5 percent of the world’s population—360 million people—has disabling hearing loss (328 million adults and 32 million children), according to the World Health Organization? Do you know that one in five Americans has hearing loss, according to a research conducted at Johns Hopkins in 2011?
Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community will be hosting a “Save Your Buds” campaign to raise awareness on the effects of hearing loss and how to preserve hearing. The program will take place in both Wallwork first floor north lobby and ground floor south lobby at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2016.
Representatives from Quota and the IUP Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) will be there to educate students on the public awareness on the effect of hearing loss and how to preserve hearing.