My best advice: when communication gets tough, just breathe

By Shari Eberts
Sometimes, just being part of a conversation can be trying and stressful for people with hearing loss. This is Shari Eberts' best advice to combat…

Working together to shine

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Beck Hearing Aid Centre in London, Ontario (CA) recently joined Inspired by Ida. We spoke with clinic owner, Treva Murray, about their drive,…

A sense of irritation

By Hans Henrik Philipsen

A sense of irritation

Anthropology and ethnographic interviews are key elements in human-centered design and crucial to how we explore a topic at the…

Less technical and... a bit more personal, I think

This video offers a candid picture of the frustrations and challenges a family encountered at the start of their hearing journey, due in some part to…

A mile in the patient’s shoes

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Can tech teach humans to be more humane? Can artificial intelligence help people be more person-centered? In São Paulo, a team of dedicated academics…

10 tips for communication partners

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
The involvement of family and friends is widely acknowledged to play a powerful role in a client’s hearing rehabilitation. To encourage and support…

Person-centered care is a time saver

One of the perceptions hearing care professionals sometimes have about implementing person-centered care (PCC) is that it would be time-consuming…

What I would tell my younger hearing loss self

By Gael Hannan
As my relationship with my hearing loss has improved over the years, I’ve often wished that the resources and confidence I now enjoy...

New telehealth resource for clinicians doing online appointments

The document offers practical guidance on how to conduct virtual appointments as well as clinical guidance on specific services, such as neonatal…

Everything’s fine apart from when it comes to background noise…

By Michael Lawrence
Audiologist Michael Lawrence points out why talking about the limitations of hearing aids early on during appoinments with a client is important.

Top marks for Ida pediatric counseling tool from London clinic

By Judith Vonberg

Just before the appointment ends, Santiago’s audiologist asks if the tool they just used could have helped him explain his hearing loss to his…

Get started with remote appointments

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Wish to offer remote audiology appointments as a supplementary option to your clients? Ida's new resource helps you get started. 

A farewell to Ida's founder after 15 years shaping hearing care

By Clint McLean
A farewell to Lise Lotte Bundesen; a leader, a diplomat, and above all, an awesome person.

Louise Hickson receives Queen’s Birthday Honours

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
This week, Professor Louise Hickson added the prestigious Queen’s Birthday Honours to her long list of remarkable achievements. We asked Hickson what…

What is motivational interviewing? The 4 principles you need to know

By Rita Berríos R.
What is motivational interviewing? Learn why this is important for clinicians.

Are you a good listener, really?

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Listening is a routine activity. But are you a good listener, at heart? Test your skills with this listening test, developed by Dr. John Greer Clark.

Empathy: What’s it good for?

By Shari Eberts
Hearing health advocate, Shari Eberts, writes about why empathy is important and how to develop it with your clients.

Free new resource helps people with hearing loss and professionals build trusting, productive partnerships

By Judith Vonberg
Watch great hearing care partnerships in action, download practical tips, and get links to further resources.

Take your counseling skills to the next level

Learn how Andrea Page, a new clinical educator at Utah State University, is growing as a clinician while taking her person-centered counseling skills…

'When you take charge of your hearing loss, that's when magic happens': Shari Eberts and Gael Hannan on their book, 'Hear & Beyond'

By Judith Vonberg
We spoke to Eberts and Hannan about why they wrote 'Hear & Beyond' and how they hope it will change the world.