AAA 2023+HearTECH Expo: Register Today!
Join us, April 19-22, in Seattle for this must-attend conference, featuring relevant and compelling education, networking events and activities, and an interactive exhibit hall experience.
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Five scholarships are currently open through the Foundation to help doctoral students as they continue their academic learning, clinical skills, and research that will advance the treatment of people with hearing and balance problems. Apply now!
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Resources
The Academy has prepared over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid resources for audiologists to use in their practice and share with their patients such as frequently asked questions, responses, webinars, and legislative information.
2023 Academy Membership Renewals Were Due January 1!
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Find current information regarding hearing and balance health care and how the Academy is supporting you.
Academy Provides Recommendations to Congress on Remedying Health-Care Workforce Shortages
The American Academy of Audiology responded to a request for information issued by the Senate Health, Education, Labor,…
Minnesota Becomes First State to Screen for Viral Infection Connected to Newborn Hearing Loss
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) became the first state in the nation to screen all newborns for…
Education and Events
From continuing education opportunities to grants and scholarships, the Academy is here to support you.
Consumers and Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
Are OTC hearing aids right for you? Learn the facts and how an audiologist can help you decide the next steps in improving your hearing and balance care.
Find an Audiologist
An audiologist can evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in individuals of all ages, including infants, teens, and the elderly.
With the Academy's easy-to-use audiologist directory, you can search by location, specialty, and other features. Find an audiologist near you to schedule your appointment.
What Is an Audiologist?
Audiologists are the primary hearing-health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders.
Audiology Today is a bimonthly magazine that provides comprehensive reporting on topics relevant to audiology.
Hiring a Diverse Workforce and Why Is It Important?
Having a great job includes more than equitable pay and responsibilities; a diverse work environment is a rising priority. People want to work in spaces that are diverse and reflective of themselves. The recent wave of racial and social unrest is forcing organizations to assess the importance of having a diverse workforce, evaluate, and improve their practices. This article provides practical steps to hiring a diverse workforce and the benefits to both the employer and the employees.
Raymond Carhart and the “Gray Fox”
At the time of publication of “Preferred Method for Clinical Determination of Pure-Tone Thresholds,” I had no inkling of the long-term consequences wrought by the addition of that single word, “preferred,” to the title of the paper.
Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Are Only Partly the Answer
Over-the-counter hearing aids were motivated by a perceived lack of affordability and accessibility in the hearing aid market. This article reviews recent research into hearing aid cost and service delivery models and demonstrates that cost might not be a primary barrier to hearing aid adoption. Data suggest further exploration of remote hearing-health-care services, limited-support service delivery models, and individualization of service models to provide patient-centered care, among others, as potentially critical ways to improve accessibility for many patients.