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NEW JOINT POSITION STATEMENT – Direct-to-Consumer Sale of Hearing Aids

ISSUED BY: Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) As the direct-to-consumer sale of hearing aids becomes more and more popular around the world, audiologists in Canada are becoming increasingly concerned that the trend is compromising the health and safety of Canadian consumers. Members and associates of both the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language and… View More

Canadian Hearing Society Presidents’ Annual Golf Tournament

Canadian Hearing Society Presidents’ Annual Golf Tournament will be taking place on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Carlisle Golf and Country Club. The tournament brings together golfers, volunteers and sponsors to celebrate and raise funds that help people in your community who are Deaf and hard of hearing. For more information and to register, visit… View More

Additional May Month Awareness Activities

Read and share articles from Canadian Academy of Audiology in this month’s MediaPlanet Personal Health News digital publication. These articles have also been published in the print distribution of Maclean’s magazine and will be in the ‘Texture by Next Issue’ App distribution with Maclean’s magazine.  (Maclean’s readership is 2.5 million across Canada). Maintain Hearing For Life… View More

Interview with Marshall Chasin and Jann Arden

May is speech and hearing awareness month and many of our Canadian Academy of Audiology, (CAA) members design and promote a wide variety of public education materials. Marshall Chasin was invited to be part of a Duracell initiative that involved the singer/songwriter Jann Arden. Over the course of 8 hours Marshall and Jann did 12 media… View More

Please Renew Your CAA Membership Today

CAA annual membership renewal date is March 1st. Please renew your membership today! As a member of CAA, you support the only association in Canada that provides an exclusive voice for audiologists. CAA Membership Benefits Also Include: Discounted Registration fees: 33rd World Congress of Audiology Audiology Advocacy Find more benefits here, including support for students, recognition… View More

Canadian Audiologist Online Journal Now Available

Of particular interest in issue 3 is an article from Holube and his colleagues based on 15 year old research. The importance of this article, is that it underscored the principle that sometimes “less is more” in hearing aid fitting…. Some is good, more is worse. View Canadian Audiologist View More

BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society – Professional Education Funding

The BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders (BADD) Society is accepting applications from any health care professional living in British Columbia to apply for educational funding for opportunities that aim to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and/or quality of life of individuals with vestibular disorders. $10,000 is awarded annually and each applicant can apply for up to $2,500.… View More

New center for hearing loss research in Newfoundland

A new research and development center, called the Genomic-Based R&D Centre for Hearing Science, which focuses on genetic forms of hearing loss, has been opened in Grand Falls-Windsor, reports the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Read More View More

May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month!

Throughout the month of May, audiologists put in extra effort to highlight the importance of hearing health within our communities. This year, the Canadian Academy of Audiology, (CAA) is helping audiologists all over Canada to promote hearing healthcare by sharing projects submitted by the next generation of audiologists from University of British Columbia, Western University and… View More

Early Hearing Services in Canada

It’s time to open a conversation about services for childhood hearing loss in Canada. How have early hearing services affected you and your loved ones? Post a message to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #babyhearingcanada. We want to hear your stories! Parlons des services pour les enfants sourds/déficients auditifs au Canada. Êtes-vous ou… View More