May Is Better Hearing Month

Join the Academy in raising awareness about hearing and balance conditions during Better Hearing Month. Use the Academy’s resources, press release template, news articles, and more to keep the role of the audiologist and hearing health top of mind.


Why See an Audiologist?

Audiologists are the primary health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in individuals of all ages from infants and teens to adults and the elderly.

Infographics and Posters

​Use Academy public resources to raise awareness about hearing and balance disorders, hearing protection, over-the-counter hearing aids, and more. Post these infographics and posters on social media, in blogs, or distribute at your practice setting.

What Is Tinnitus?

Affecting approximately 30 million Americans, tinnitus is the perception of noises within the ears or head (e.g. ringing, buzzing, etc.) in the absence of an external sound. Learn more about tinnitus symptoms, causes, and the role of the audiologist.


Reaching the Media

The Academy has launched a national initiative to raise awareness of the field of audiology and the work of its members.

Reaching Consumers

The Academy has consumer-friendly resources and information you can use with your patients and potential patients.

Reaching Health-Care Providers

The Academy has resources to help you educate health-care providers about the role of audiologists.

Public Awareness Events


World Hearing Day

March 3

The Academy supports this worldwide awareness initiative created by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Better Hearing Month

Better Hearing Month


Show your support by updating your cover photo and sharing a featured web article to your social network.


Balance Awareness Week

September 17-23

Audiologists play a key role in helping to diagnose and manage vestibular and balance disorders in adults and children.


National Audiology Awareness Month


The Academy is dedicated to advancing the profession through increasing public awareness of audiology and the importance of hearing protection.

Cochlear Implant Day

International Cochlear Implant Day

February 25

The Academy supports this awareness initiative created by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACIA).