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

Ida Signs Partnership with Rush University in Chicago

FRI JUN 22, 2018

The partnership outlines Rush University and Ida’s commitment to a person-centered approach to hearing care and is part of Ida’s ongoing effort to build a network of similarly-committed organizations.

New eLearning Course on Tinnitus Management

FRI JUN 15, 2018

The course focuses on person-centered communication specific to working with tinnitus clients, and how the Ida Tinnitus Management tools can help you support them.

Ida Institute Selects 2018 Research Grant Recipients

FRI JUN 8, 2018

The Ida Institute is pleased to announce the projects that have been awarded grants through our Research Committee to further research regarding Ida tools and person-centered care.

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