This report summarizes the work of the task force on central presbycusis and presents its findings. The task force’s charge was to review the body of evidence surrounding the existence of age-related declines in central-auditory processes and the consequences of any such declines for everyday communication and function.
Report of the Global and Humanitarian Efforts Presidential Task Force of the American Academy of Audiology
The Global and Humanitarian Efforts Presidential Task Force was formed in April 2008 on behalf of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology. This task force was formed with the intent to review and charter a course of action to make the Academy a global leader for all audiologists, in this country as well as in others.
This document has been retired. The American Academy of Audiology revisited its strategic plan in 2011; the Forbes Group was engaged to help with the planning process. The Forbes Group is a strategic counseling firm that specializes in helping professional and trade association leaders think, plan, and act strategically.
This document has been retired. This document summarizes the Consensus Conference on Issues and Concerns Related to the 4th-Year AuD Student that took place in January 2004 and that was sponsored by the American Academy of Audiology with support from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation and the Veterans Administration.
The study was conducted by the Seniors Research Group, an alliance between the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Market Strategies, Inc. According to the study, untreated hearing loss has serious emotional and social consequences for older persons.
This document has been retired. See 2020 “Clinical Guidance Document Assessment of Hearing in Infants and Young Children”; Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children (Update), developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and endorsed by the American Academy of Audiology.
This document has been retired. The American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors organized a continuing education needs assessment project during the spring of 1996. Surveys were sent to 1539 members selected at random, with a total of 813 membership surveys returned.