AAA 2024: Day Two Recap

That’s a wrap on another exhilarating day of AAA 2024. After an impactful keynote message in the morning, attendees ventured to the HearTECH Expo for Industry Updates and more.

Looking ahead, Friday promises another day filled with education, networking, and excitement at AAA 2024. Don't miss the captivating events coming up!

May Is Better Hearing Month

Use the Academy’s resources, press release template, news articles, and more to keep the role of the audiologist and hearing health top of mind.

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The AAA Foundation is offering six scholarship opportunities with awards up to $10,000. Apply online by April 30 with our new online universal application.

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The Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conference (September 12-14 in Reston, VA) offers you leadership skills, networking opportunities, and confidence to propel your career forward.


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Day Two Recap: AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo

That’s a wrap on another exciting day of AAA 2024. After an impactful keynote message in the morning,…

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A Keynote to Remember

We kicked off day two of AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo with a morning of educational sessions. A wide range…

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Audiology Today

Audiology Today is a bimonthly magazine that provides comprehensive reporting on topics relevant to audiology.

Perceived Hearing Difficulty and Pure-Tone Audiometry (Ranta Images/ and S. Chanesman)

Perceived Hearing Difficulty and Pure-Tone Audiometry 

This article provides a summary of the study by de Gruy et al (2023). Applying a simple data-driven analysis, 15 dB HL is established as a reasonable fence for pure-tone audiometry for identifying perceived hearing difficulty. The findings also show limitations in the diagnostic accuracy of pure-tone audiometry in identifying perceived hearing difficulty and support the need for considerations beyond pure-tone audiometry.

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The Need for a Standardized Audiological Protocol for Patients with Misophonia

The Need for a Standardized Audiological Protocol for Patients with Misophonia 

Misophonia is defined as a condition in which specific stimuli cause a strong negative emotional, physiological, and behavioral response in an individual. Despite the recent consensus definition for misophonia, there is now a significant need for translational research in audiology aimed at developing diagnostic criteria for patients suffering from misophonia.

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No Bones About It (Illustration: Suzanne Chanesman)

No Bones About It

Bone conduction testing has been a part of the audiometric test battery since the 1920s (Jones and Knudsen, 1924). However, in our experience, there remains some variance in how bone conduction testing is performed and documented in clinics, leading to confusion for students and sometimes mistrust among professionals. Over the years, the divergence between textbook instructions and clinical practice has remained.

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