Sounds of Summer
Protect Your Hearing for Fourth of July Fireworks - Member Press Release (.docx)
Harmful sounds are those that are too loud and last too long or are very loud and sudden. Hearing protection decreases the intensity, or loudness, of noise and helps preserve your hearing. Utilize these Academy resources to know how best to protect your hearing and when loud is too loud.
Sounds of Summer: Brood X
How the sounds of cicadas have taken over once quiet walks.
The best recommendation for all practices is to follow the CDC recommendations. You will want to access the CDC website on an ongoing manner to have the latest information. This is a changing situation and you will want to be up-to-date to protect your patients, your staff, yourself, and your families.
You also will want to monitor state and local recommendations that may impact your practice.
Press Coverage for Audiology
See the latest media coverage for audiology, the Academy, and Academy members.
Public Awareness Events
International Cochlear Implant Day—February 25
The Academy supports this awareness initiative created by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACIA).
World Hearing Day—March 3
The Academy supports this worldwide awareness initiative created by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Show your support by updating your cover photo and sharing a featured web article to your social network.
Balance Awareness Week—September
Audiologists play a key role in helping to diagnose and manage vestibular and balance disorders in adults and children.
The Academy is dedicated to advancing the profession through increasing public awareness of audiology and the importance of hearing protection.
The Academy has launched a national initiative to raise awareness of the field of audiology and the work of its members. This initiative includes providing tools for members to also gain visibility within their communities.
The Academy has consumer-friendly resources and information you can use with your patients and potential patients.
The Academy has resources to help you educate health-care providers about the role of audiologists.
The Academy has prepared consumer-friendly fact sheets as tools for you to use. Simply download, print, and go.
The Academy's guide provides information about adult hearing care.