On January 30, 1988, 32 audiologists met in Houston, Texas, to discuss the formation of a national association of audiologists. This association would be an essential part of every audiologist’s life. Together, the members would strive to advance the science and practice of audiology, and to achieve the recognition of the public as experts in hearing and balance.
Now, 35 years later, the Academy represents the interests of more than 14,000 audiologists, each one contributing to the continued success of the profession.
Check out these Audiology Today archives to learn more about the Academy’s Founders and history.
Every year, the Academy asks colleagues, friends, and mentees to look around their professional circles and identify members who are deserving of recognition for outstanding service to audiology and the hearing sciences. The American Academy of Audiology is pleased to recognize the following award recipients for 2023, please join us in extending our heartfelt congratulations….
In 2021-2022, the American Academy of Audiology and the American Board of Audiology commissioned a practice analysis for pediatric and general audiology. The practice analysis provided the requisite information to maintain an updated content outline for the Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC) examination, as well as to inform resource and policy development relative to various…
Academy Endorses ACI Alliance Guidelines for Clinical Assessment and Management of Cochlear Implantation in Adults with SSD
The American Academy of Audiology, upon detailed appraisal of the recommendations and supporting evidence, has endorsed the American Cochlear Implant Alliance Task Force Guidelines for Clinical Assessment and Management of Adult Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness (published in the November/December 2022 issue of Ear and Hearing). The Academy’s endorsement entails a formal review by the…