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.

Aging with cochlear implants

By Beverly Biderman
Beverly Biderman reflects on 30 years with cochlear implants, and the pros and cons of aging with hearing loss.

Group AR as a training tool for students and a community service

By Clint McLean
We spoke to staff at Nova Southeastern University in Florida about their hugely successful online aural rehabilitation group.

We’ve upgraded the Ida Learning Hall

Tailor-make your own learning experience, guided by us, and check out how your progress ranks among our learners.

Reaping the benefits of PCC in China

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Hearing care professionals across China are embracing person-centered care and finding rewards for their clients and themselves.

What dentistry can teach audiology on World Hearing Day

By Judith Vonberg
Why hearing care professionals should become safe listening advocates - and what they can learn from dentists on how to do it.

Getting cochlear implants at 17

By Emma Lawrence
A year ago, Emma got the news she always dreaded: she met the criteria for cochlear implants. Now, after surgery, she's thriving.

How you can address health literacy in your clinic

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Limited health literacy can have a big impact on a person's ability to manage their hearing condition. Here's how you can help.