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.

Not just the ‘next patient’

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Much like a pod of dolphins, the clinic team at Audiology Innovations is smart, caring and loyal, yet playful when the situation permits. To nurture…

The Ida Institute tackles clinician well-being and burnout with a free new course

By Clint McLean
Hear from the course creator on the importance of prioritizing self-care, and find out how to sign up.

How to start an appointment well

By Salome P.
We’ve gathered some tips from a clinical audiologist on how to start a person-centered appointment well.

Why debriefing should be part of your practice – and how to do it

By Judith Vonberg
Like all self-care techniques, debriefing leads to the best outcomes if you understand why, when, and the best way to do it.

Listen up: Six steps to mindful listening

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
By following these practical steps, hearing care professionals can improve their listening skills and provide person-centered, relevant support.

What do CODA’s Oscar wins mean for the hearing loss community?

By Shari Eberts
Shari Eberts reflects on the groundbreaking movie 'CODA' and the possible impacts of its awards success.

Expanding PCC in China

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Since early 2021, Ida’s China Consultant, Dr Mei, Dingxiang Feng has been working to increase awareness of PCC in China.