Exploring hearing loss through ethnographic films

By Clint McLean
The Ida Institute uses ethnographic films to understand the needs of people with hearing loss as well as hearing care professionals. Learn more about...

A revolution sparks a journey to help tinnitus patients

By Clint McLean
Dr. Shahrzad Cohen of Hearing Loss Solution in Sherman Oaks, California, shares the personal stories that led her to pursue audiology and treat...

It takes two to tango: Why you should partner with your audiologist

By Shari Eberts
Writer and hearing care awareness advocate Shari Eberts of livingwithhearingloss.com shares what people with hearing loss can do to improve their...

Utah State University revamps their program with person-centered care

By Ellen Pucke
Utah State University's Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education, including their graduate audiology program, has begun an effort to...

Gael Hannan: He's "hearing," I'm not. Can this marriage be saved?

By Gael Hannan
Gael Hannan explains how her hearing loss has affected her marriage with her husband who has normal hearing. She also offers advice for how couples...

New article from Kris English offers a primer on shared decision making

By Amanda Farah Cox
Kristina English, Ph.D., has written an article explaining shared decision making and its importance in audiology. Read more about how shared decision...

New University Course module: Applying PCC in the Appointment

By Clint McLean
Apply PCC in the Appointment is a new module in the free Ida Institute University Course. The module teaches students how to use person-centered care...

Train-the-trainer workshop for the British Academy of Audiology's PCC Champions

By Clint McLean
The Ida Institute held a two-day workshop with the British Academy of Audiology to train chapter representatives from around the UK in person-centered...

New Partnership with Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care and The Hearing Partnership

By Clint McLean
We're pleased to announce a new partnership with Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care and The Hearing Care Partnership. The partnership's goal is to...

What are the six elements of person-centered care?

By Clint McLean
Empathy, active listening, asking open-ended questions and having reflective conversations, involving family and friends, shared decision making, and...

Integrate person-centered care in your practice with the new and improved Change Guide

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Ida Institute has revamped our Change Guide to make running a change process even easier. The simplified Change Guide still uses an appreciative...

Announcing the Winners of the 2019 Ida Research Grant

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Ida Institute Research Grant has announced the recipients of its 2019 Research Grant. Ida is funding three projects focusing on research group...

New Partnerships with the University of Pretoria and the Canadian Academy of Audiology

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and the Canadian Academy of Audiology have...

Advancing Person-Centered Care in South Africa Through Ida Workshops

By Clint McLean

When our Senior Audiologist, Cherilee Rutherford, was an 18-year-old student living in George, SA, her admiration for journalists like Christiane...

Growing Up with Hearing Loss: New Resources for Babies and Toddlers

By Clint McLean
Ida Transitions Management is now Growing Up with Hearing Loss. The resource for children and young adults with hearing loss and their families has...

New Edition of the Textbook Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care Meets Growing Demand for Person-Centered Care

By Amanda Farah Cox
John Greer Clark of the University of Cincinnati and Kristina English at the University of Akron/Northeast Ohio AuD Consortium have published...

Bringing Pediatric Hearing Care and Person-Centered Care to Brazilian Audiology Conference

By Clint McLean

Team Ida recently brought our person-centered care expertise to the 34th Encontro Internacional de Audiologia (EIA) in Brazil. Our Associate Director,...

Shari Eberts: How to Find the Right Audiologist for You

By Shari Eberts

When my audiologist retired a year ago, I was devastated. We had invested a lot of time together to find the right programming for my hearing aids and...

Gael Hannan: Helping Your Clients Help Themselves

By Gael Hannan

One of the most challenging aspects of living with hearing loss is telling other people what we need from them.  

For many people, this just doesn’t...

Ida Institute Adds Two New International Partners

By Clint McLean
The Ida Institute has signed partnerships with Utah State University and professional organization Better Hearing Australia.