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Disability Tax Credit Certificate

The wording related to eligibility criteria for the DTC Certificate is quite vague and has caused confusion for both audiologists and consumers. The goal of this document is to provide helpful tips, points of consideration and reference materials for audiologists as they complete the form. Disability Tax Credit Certification Tips (English) Disability Tax Credit Certification… View More

CAA University Challenge

This year represents the third annual CAA University Challenge.  Last year we had some great submissions from each university, and University of Montreal was named the champion of the 2016 CAA University Challenge. Students from each graduating class, currently enrolled in a Canadian audiology program are invited to participate in promoting the field of audiology by creating any type of promotional material. … View More

ATTIRER L’ATTENTION SUR LE PROJET PLEINS FEUX SUR LES DÉFICIENCES INVISIBLES

Les jeunes, les anciens combattants et les aînés doivent surmonter des obstacles pendant les périodes de changement  OTTAWA (ONTARIO), le 15 décembre 2016 — Malgré le nombre croissant de Canadiens ayant une déficience invisible, qu’il s’agisse d’une déficience auditive, d’un trouble de santé mentale ou d’un trouble d’apprentissage, peu d’endroits ou de ressources sont mis… View More

SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON INVISIBLE DISABILITIES

Youth, Veterans and Seniors facing barriers in times of change OTTAWA, ON (December 16, 2016) — Despite the growing number of Canadians challenged with an invisible disability, whether that be with hearing loss, mental health or a learning disability, they have few places or resources to turn to when faced with their new life experiences… View More

October is National Audiology Awareness Month!

October is National Audiology Awareness Month! To help you promote audiology in your community we have posted the submissions to the 2016 annual Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) University Cup Challenge. Students graduating from audiology programs across Canada were asked to develop methods to promote audiology to the public. Université de Montréal - CAA University Cup… View More

Dalhousie Appoints New Dean of Health Professions

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health Professions introduces Dr. Alice Aiken. Dr. Aiken joined the Faculty as Dean on August 1st 2016. Dr. Aiken comes to Dalhousie from Queens, where she had been Associate Director of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy since July 2013. Dr. Aiken also served as Scientific Director of the Canadian Institute for… View More

Invitation for Feedback on CAA and SAC “Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review – draft”

Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review is a document prepared by a joint committee of Audiologists representing both the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). The purpose of this scoping review is to create a framework for Audiologists who perform vestibular diagnostic assessment and management in Canada.… View More

News Release – Ontario Helping Students with Special Needs Reach Their Full Potential

Today Ontario is announcing next steps to strengthen supports for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing, blind or have low vision, deafblind, or have severe learning disabilities. Based on consultations held in spring 2016 with students, families and education and community partners about how Ontario's provincial and demonstration schools can best support students'… View More