Brenna Carroll

Brenna Carroll

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I’m An Audiologist. Come Again? The Public Un-Awareness of Audiology

Audiologists possess amazing knowledge and skills that can change someone’s life, but we have had a difficult time spreading the word. The work we do day in and day out can truly enhance the quality of life of the individuals we serve. But, the messaging to the general public has been limited and ineffective, thereby reducing the number of people who seek our care.  

There is a lack of public awareness of the audiology profession. We can all contribute to reverse the narrative of public “unawareness” and tell a better story about the benefits of hearing and balance wellness.

Topic(s): Public Awareness, audiology

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FOCUS ON FOUNDATION | Foundation Events at AAA 2019 in Columbus

AAA 2019, the annual conference of the American Academy of Audiology, creates a palpable excitement in the air and the AAA Foundation enjoys contributing to this energy by hosting multiple exciting events. 

Due to popular demand, the designer handbag auction during the Foundation’s Happy Hour will be back in 2019! Last year’s designer handbags included options from Burberry and Coach and this year a Kate Spade handbag will be among the items. You must be present to bid and win! 

Topic(s): American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF)

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today January/February 2019

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Hearing Loss: A New Frontier of Clinical Care

The popular Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology is one of the highlights of the American Academy of Audiology annual conference. The 2019 conference in Columbus, Ohio, will mark the 15th anniversary of the lecture series. To celebrate this landmark honoring the legacy of Marion Downs, the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF), with support from the Oticon Foundation, is pleased to host a presentation and panel of experts discussing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the clinical audiologist.

Topic(s): Audiologist, Hearing Loss, Pediatric

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today January/February 2019