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 may have changed, 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.
Share a Recent Web Article
- Why the Headphone Generation Are At Risk of Dementia
- Hearing Loss and Dementia in Older Adults
- Does the Cause of a Hearing Loss Affect the Success of a Cochlear Implant?
- What Exactly Are Binaural Beats?
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.
Public Awareness Articles
- Our Essential Role in Communication: Resources that Can Help
- Increasing Public Awareness of Audiology
- Avoid Falls and Improve Your Overall Stability
- Telephones and Hearing Loss
- Concussions and Hearing/Balance Issues
- Dementia and Hearing Loss
- Migraines and Hearing/Balance Issues
- Why LOL Is So Important for Your Child to Hear
- Private Practice Patient Care Tips
- The Masking Dilemma
More Resources and Templates
The Academy is dedicated to advancing the profession of audiology through increasing public awareness of the value and necessity of regular audiological care.
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.
Graphics and Promo Materials
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.