Ida Institute

We are an independent, non-profit organization working to build a community that embraces person-centered care. Together with clinicians, academics, and people with hearing loss around the world, we help people develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to better manage hearing loss.


I am a hearing care professional

Hearing Loss

I have difficulty hearing


I work in academia

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

Latest News

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Sowing the seeds for a person-centered future in Quebec

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Helpful tips to support patients in the clinic

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Better relationships through the Communication Partners tools


The free Ida Tools app makes it easy to share tools with colleagues and clients from mobile phones and tablets.
Relay hearing test results in person-centered terms with My Hearing Explained.
Hearing care is a partnership. Our new campaign, We're All Ears, translates the elements of person-centered care into language everyone can understand to help encourage that partnership.