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Promote May Is Better Hearing Month

During May Is Better Hearing Month, utilize our resources, media graphics, news articles, press releases, and more to raise awareness about hearing and balance disorders as well as the role of the audiologist in screening, treatment, and care. The articles below highlight areas to focus on during the month of May, and how the audiologist is a vital part of overall healthcare. With the expansion of telehealth services, communication is changing, including how to reach and connect with patients. Keep the role of the audiologist top of mind by sharing public awareness materials, updating your cover photo, and sharing a graphic or featured web article on social media using #betterhearingmonth.

Graphics and Promo Materials

May is Better Hearing Month Facebook Cover Photo

The Academy has developed various graphics to help promote this awareness month. Choose from a variety of sizes. Display one or more of these graphics on your social media account, website, in your e-newsletter, in an e-mail as a header, or part of your address line.

Available Graphics

Myth vs. Fact: Hearing Loss and Hearing Health 

More and more, people are getting their news and information from public sources such as social media. It is important to make sure that the truth about hearing health and hearing loss is widely available to consumers, and that audiologists are recognized as the experts in hearing and balance care. This May, post these images to reach your networks and beyond to correct common misconceptions about hearing loss.

Statistics and facts courtesy of the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Create a State, City, or Local Proclamation

proc·la·ma·tion – a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance.

For May Is Better Hearing Month or National Audiology Awareness Month, use the following template and language to get your state and local area to help promote audiology and hearing health awareness.

Each city/state can adjust the language for their needs accordingly.

Depending on the nature of your state or local area, you could ask to speak on behalf of hearing health and audiology to your government entity.

Use the Template to Create Your Proclamation

May Is Better Hearing Month Online Store Discount

In honor of Better Hearing Month, we’re offering an exclusive discount for Academy members on select items in the Academy Online Store. Purchase in the month of May and use the code BHM24 to receive a 50 percent discount on mini coolers and 35th anniversary t-shirts.

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