Noise articles in this series
- Hearing loss or ringing and buzzing in the ears - how to know if you have hearing loss and what you can do
- Practical things you can do to change the environment and manage and reduce noise levels
- Your service's legal responsibilities in regard to noise control and protection
- The Hearing Status and Exposure to Noise of Early Childhood Staff Published in the: NZ Research in ECE Journal, Vol.12, 2009.
- Noise in early childhood centres and how safe is the noise? Published in the NZ Research in ECE Journal, Vol.8, 2005.
- “A Kind of Serene Feeling Washing Over the Centre”: The Use of Background Music to Improve the Auditory Environment in an Early Childhood Centre Setting". Published in: The NZ Research in ECE Journal, Vol.10, 2007.
What did you say? I can’t hear you. I’m cuddling a circular saw!
Most research into screaming children focuses on the production of the stress hormone Cortisol.
What is significantly less reported is how dangerous that screaming child is to their carer or teacher as they try and comfort them. Once hearing is damaged its irreversible.
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