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EHDI Report Card 2019 Released

The  Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force (CIHTF) has released their 2019 Report Card on the status of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs in Canada at a press conference on Parliament Hill. The 2019 EHDI Report Card exposes an alarming disparity in the hearing health services available to infants and children in Canada. The new report… View More

FALA Media Release – needs your help (March 21, 2019)

Hello Partners and Members of FALA / Bonjour partenaires et membres d’ALFA: Today a media release was sent out by FALA. The release coincided with Bill C-81 moving to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology where it will be further discussed and debated. The release tells that, while FALA stands by… View More

Call for Poster and Podium Abstracts

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) invites all clinicians, students, researchers, educators, policy makers and other professional or health care providers working with hearing or balance to submit original research for presentation (by poster and/or at the podium) at the annual CAA conference. Submissions will be reviewed for acceptance by the CAA Science and Education… View More

World Hearing Day March 3rd, 2019

Theme: Check your hearing! On World Hearing Day 2019, WHO will draw attention to the importance of early identification and intervention for hearing loss. Many people live with unidentified hearing loss, often failing to realize that they are missing out on certain sounds and words. Checking one’s hearing would be the first step towards addressing the… View More

CAA Membership Renewal is March 1, 2019

CAA's Annual Membership Renewal is March 1, 2019. By renewing your membership, you are supporting the only association in Canada that provides an exclusive voice for audiologists. Current members should receive an email on how to renew their membership.  CAA Membership Benefits Also Include: Audiology Advocacy and Awareness The CAA Board of Directors and committees… View More

World Hearing Day – March 3rd, 2019

The Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO) organizes an annual a campaign called World Hearing Day, which is March 3rd. The campaign's objective is to share information and promote actions towards the prevention of hearing loss and improved hearing care. The theme of the campaign for 2019 is… View More

OTC Survey

Please complete this survey about the over-the-counter hearing aids which was developed by a CAA Interest Group (Bagatto, Aiken, Armstrong). The purpose of this survey to is to gain an understanding of the views of hearing healthcare practitioners regarding over-the-counter hearing aids in Canada. Please refer to the article: “Are Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Good for… View More

Upcoming webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment Webinar – Nov. 20th

CAA Webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment Speaker: Philippe Fournier, Ph.D. Join us on November 20th, 2018 at 1 pm ET for the CAA webinar: New Advances in Tinnitus Assessment with Philippe Fournier, Ph.D. ABSTRACT: While masking and residual inhibition (RI) may provide diagnostic and prognostic valuable information, these measures are rarely performed in clinics, as they are… View More