Listen to Your Buds

Resources and information from the ASHA Site

Listen To Your Buds is a public education campaign that is aimed at preventing noise-induced hearing loss by helping parents teach their children how to use personal audio technology safely. Learn more.

Polls and Surveys
84% of all parents polled say they are concerned that misuse of personal audio technology is damaging the hearing of children, according to results of an online poll [PDF] commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Listen to Your Buds Concert Series
Check out photos and videos from our Listen to Your Buds “safe listening” concerts held in schools across the country. Could your school be next?

The Buds burst on the scene in Manhattan with two concerts at P.S. 003 Charrette School.

Preventing noise-induced hearing loss by teaching kids to use personal audio technology safely should be a year-round effort. See and share our infographics showing how seasons can heighten safe listening habits, too.

ASHA works with other national organizations to help get the “Buds” safe listening message to parents, educators and children.

Additional Resources


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