Ida Institute

The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organization working to integrate person-centered care in hearing rehabilitation. We aim to enable people with hearing loss to take an active role in their care by expressing their needs and preferences. Together with hearing care professionals around the world, we develop free tools and resources to strengthen the counseling process. Our website is a collaborative space where we invite you to share knowledge, information and resources.

Latest News

Person-Centered Care Gaining Ground in Brazil

FRI MAR 23, 2018

The Brazilian Academy of Audiology endorsed Ida tools and methods on the occasion of their General Assembly.

New Partnerships with UCT, SHHH, and Ear Foundation

FRI MAR 16, 2018

The Ida Institute is pleased to announce the establishment of partnerships with the University of Cape Town, South Africa; Self-Help for Hard of Hearing (SHHH), Australia; and the Ear Foundation, UK.

Hearing Care from the Perspective of a Danish Anthropologist

FRI MAR 9, 2018

Alis Kamstrup is an audiologist who recently completed her master’s in medical anthropology. She sat down with us to discuss her thesis on people with hearing loss in the Danish system.   

Helping people hear is about knowing how to listen. The Ida Institute is a nonprofit founded in 2007 with a grant from the Oticon Foundation with the goal of bringing person-centered care to hearing healthcare.

Ask questions, join discussions, and take courses on person-centered care to earn CEUs at home or on the go.

Our tools are developed in collaboration with hearing care professionals to bring person-centered care into daily practice.


Learn more about the Ida Institute benchmark of quality for person-centered care