We are pleased to offer you free access to a 3-part campaign to provide solutions for Phone and Video Calling for People with Hearing Loss. Feel free to download and share widely.
Please click on the picture below to download a poster on 12 Phone and Video Calling Solutions for People with Hearing Loss. The poster can be printed and posted on a wall. Scanning the QR code takes you to the website page you are now reading. Using the CAA website address takes you to the website landing page where you can click on the slider or side column picture to take you to this page.
23-page Booklet of Phone and Video Calling Solutions for People with Hearing Loss. Download the booklet by clicking on the picture and share it.
View the video graphic on 12 Phone and Video Calling Solutions for People with Hearing Loss and share it using the link below.
Share the video: https://youtu.be/Rc8kFmkQh-Q
To download the video for viewing in your clinic or office please send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
May Month 2020 – Making Virtual Meetings More Accessible
This year for May month the Canadian Academy of Audiology is highlighting the top 10 ways to make virtual meetings accessible to those with hearing loss.
As the world is shifting towards a more virtual workforce, it is important to be aware that virtual meetings can present additional listening demands and challenges. This is especially true for people living with hearing loss. Did you know that at least one in five people attending your next meeting have some degree of hearing loss? Understanding potential listening barriers and identifying how to effectively maximize communication is the key to holding a successful virtual meeting.
CAA has created an article on top ways to improve hearing access in virtual meetings, a poster that can be printed out and an animated video all of which you can use and share.
Article: Ten Ways to Improve Hearing Access During Your Next Virtual Meeting by Janine Verge, Dana Song, and Anne Griffin
As the world is shifting towards a more virtual workforce, it is important to be aware that virtual meetings can present additional listening demands and challenges. This is especially true for people living with hearing loss. Did you know that at least one in five people attending your next meeting have some degree of hearing loss?¹ Understanding potential listening barriers and identifying how to effectively maximize communication is the key to holding a successful virtual meeting. Read the full article.
Print this poster to promote the top 10 ways to make virtual meetings accessible to those with hearing loss.
Watch the animated video and please share it.
Share using https://youtu.be/IH4jH27s6Co
May Month 2019
This year for May Month, The Canadian Academy of Audiology is running a nationwide public awareness campaign to inform the population of the risks of unmanaged Hearing Loss. Recent research has shown that people are more likely to take action to manage their Hearing Loss and lower their risk of unwanted impacts if they are trying to avoid something they do not want to lose or do not want to experience.
With this knowledge and a drive to incite the public to take action on managing Hearing Loss, CAA has put together a robust campaign that includes:
- Social Media Content for CAA and it’s members
- Sponsored Messaging on CBC Podcasts Under the Influence (airing May 13 to 19) and Quirks & Quarks (airing May 21 to 24) — selected because they are the most downloaded of related CBC podcast programs with approx. 400K listeners.
- Digital Advertising campaign on Google for distribution on appropriate sites
- Social Media Advertising campaign on Facebook and Instagram
- StarMetro news article and ad in print media supplement devoted to Hearing Health with distribution to between 500K and 600K readers. Additional distribution and 5 digital ads distributed in digital media with over 300 partner journals (on stands and online May 31). The ‘Hearing Health Awareness’ campaign has been published in the StarMetro Toronto! It is available on shelves and also hosted on www.personalhealthnews.ca.
- “Constantly using headphones can cause hearing damage – here’s how to prevent it” article. A Global News report containing interviews with Dr. Bill Hodgetts, Dr. Susan Scollie, Ted Venema, Worksafe BC and more.
The primary message is this: Hearing Loss doesn’t discriminate. It can happen at any age. We have chosen to highlight some of the risks of negative impacts of unmanaged Hearing Loss across several stages of life, from Infant to Senior. It is our goal to reach as many people as possible with this message, and we invite our members to join in spreading the word. We are pleased to provide some social media resources for you to use over the next couple of weeks. We encourage all of those engaged in the conversation to use the hashtag #HearingLossAction in all posts throughout the month and beyond to help push this movement forward.
Within the download link below you will find four images reflecting the key message for the Adult / Infant / Senior / Youth to create posts for your social media channels.
Thank you for your action and support of CAA as we raise awareness to shift the public understanding of the importance of Hearing Health.
May Month 2018
Every year, thousands of professionals involved with the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders come together to participate in a public awareness campaign that encourages early detection and prevention of communication disorders and seeks to increase the public’s sensitivity to the challenges faced by individuals experiencing them. During the month of May, we also highlight the importance of the many benefits that Audiologists can provide to the public through diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders.
Our campaign for May Month includes the following “Hearing is a Social Sense / L’audition est un sens social” video, which focuses on the isolating social consequences of hearing loss.
Watch the video now (French subtitles available).
We are calling on YOU to help us get that message out to the public. Please check out the videos and please SHARE it via Facebook, Twitter, e-mail or any other medium available to you and ask others to do the same! Thank you and Happy May Month!
Stay Tuned for Additional May Month Hearing Health Awareness Campaigns!