The American Academy of Audiology is committed to providing the utmost service to our conference attendees, while working closely with the New Orleans Convention Center and all of our vendors, to provide reasonable services to accommodate our attendees while in attendance at AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo.

The accommodations noted below will be made available, Wednesday, April 1 through Saturday, April 4. The requested accommodations noted with an (*) must be made by March 2, 2020. The Academy is unable to guarantee availability of any requests made after that date. To do so, access the Special Accommodations section within the AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo registration system to make your requests.

Accommodations offered at AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo:


All session rooms will have Reserved Seating available within the first couple of rows to allow attendees to sit closer to the speaker for better visual and auditory accessibility.  


Google Live Transcribe App
Google Live is a speech to text app that is available to anyone with a personal Android device. (This app does not work with Apple users.) We encourage anyone who may have an Android and require the assistance of speech to text, to download this app to use on their personal device throughout the duration of the conference.  We would also recommend sitting in the Reserved Seating section within the session rooms to have better accessibility and closer proximity to the speakers. To download this app, visit Google Live’s webpage.

*Rental of a Tablet
For those attendees who use Apple products or do not have a personal Android device and wish to use Google Live Transcribe, a speech to text app, the Academy will have tablets available to check-out (complimentary), with the app already downloaded on it. To ensure availability, we encourage anyone in need of a tablet to reserve one as far in advance as possible. 

Reservations in advance recommended. Limited availability.

*Assisted Listening Device
Assisted Listening Devices will be made available on-site. To ensure availability, we encourage anyone in need of a device to reserve one in advance.

Reservations in advance recommended. Limited availability.

General CART Captioning and a Sign Language Interpreter will be made available for the General Assembly on Thursday, April 2.


*ADA Shuttle
The Academy will have an ADA shuttle available to anyone in need of mobile assistance to and from any of the AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo Hotels

Advance notice recommended for planning purposes.

Scooter Rental
Mobility scooter rental is available at the Convention Center for a fee of $50/day. For further information and to rent a scooter, please visit the Convention Center webpage.