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Remembering Sandra Trehub

On behalf of McGill University Sandra Trehub (1938-2023) We are greatly saddened by the passing of Sandra Trehub. Born in 1938, she died peacefully at her home on 20 January 2023. Sandra was a trailblazer. Her research focusing on auditory pattern perception in infancy and early childhood single-handedly started developmental research in music perception and… View More

Remembering Marion Downs

Courtesy of Dr Dave Fabry, PhD. Audiology pioneer and newborn hearing screening champion Marion Downs is born in New Ulm, Minnesota.  If your child had their hearing evaluated before leaving the hospital, it is because of her. She devoted her professional life to the promotion of early identification of hearing loss in newborns, infants, and… View More

CAA Conference 2023

CAA Conference 2023 will be held at Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa from October 11 to 14 inclusive. Please stay tuned for details! View More

Remembering Alberto Behar

Alberto Behar has been a long-time columnist with CanadianAudiologist, and the Canadian Hearing Report before that with Noisy Notes. Alberto has been the “go to” person when it comes to noise exposure, standards, and noise control. Sadly, Alberto passed away on November 29, 2022. What follows is a celebration of his life’s work. I first… View More

New Webinar: Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children: Progress and Opportunities

Join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 1 pm EST as Anne Marie Tharpe, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Vickie and Thomas Flood Endowed Chair in Hearing & Speech Sciences, Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical Center and School of Medicine presents Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children: Progress and Opportunities Learning Objectives: Following… View More

Webinar: Remarkable Challenges in Pediatric Audiology

Join us on Wednesday, September 28th at 12pm ET as Marlene Bagatto, Au.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the National Centre for Audiology, at Western University presents Remarkable Challenges in Pediatric Audiology Learning Objectives: Describe the challenges associated with managing unilateral hearing loss in infants. Explain some factors when considering technology recommendations for… View More

CBC Radio Interview with CAA Canadian Audiologist,  Editor In Chief

By Marshall Chasin, AuD, Doctor of Audiology. On August 18, 2022, I gave 12 interviews for CBC radio across the country from Newfoundland to Vancouver and even Yellowknife (where it is still quite warm and the radio host even went swimming in a lake last night).  Over The Counter (OTC) hearing aids were first discussed… View More

FDA Issues Final OTC Hearing Aid Rule and PSAP Guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule to improve access to hearing aids which may in turn lower costs for millions of Americans. This action establishes a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, enabling consumers with perceived mild to moderate hearing impairment to purchase hearing aids directly from stores or… View More