Rural Schools and Health – News
News stories from the past 60 days.
Nov 3, 2021 - Describes efforts to increase access to audiology services for children in rural North Carolina through telehealth interventions, providing an overview of a trial in Alaska and Kentucky. Discusses the lack of access to audiologists and ear doctors in rural areas and the impacts that hearing care has on children's speech and language development, education, and adulthood opportunities.
Source: North Carolina Health News
Oct 6, 2021 - Describes a school-based behavioral health program developed in Hillsboro, Wisconsin to increase access to mental health resources for rural youth. Describes barriers to mental healthcare in rural areas, including location and provider shortages.
Last Updated: 11/3/2021