This Valentine’s Day, help people connect

By Clint McLean
Our free tools can help clinicians address the impact of their client's hearing difficulties on their significant other.

‘I’d like to hear true silence again’

By Judith Vonberg
More than 1 billion people are estimated to have chronic tinnitus. We spoke to two of them to find out how the condition affects their lives.

Why you could be the right audiologist for me

By Gael Hannan
Gael Hannan has been seeing audiologists for nearly 50 years. Here, she shares her checklist for what makes a great one.

It’s crucial to end an appointment well: Here’s how to do it

By Judith Vonberg
Three habits to make sure your clients leave the appointment satisfied and motivated to take action on their hearing loss.

Canadian Academy of Audiology: Educating professionals and the public for an uncertain future

By Judith Vonberg
We hear from our partner CAA on the organization’s commitment to lifelong learning and raising awareness of the role of audiologists.

The Ida Institute explores new funding opportunities

The world around us is changing rapidly, and there will soon be some changes at the Ida Institute too.

Destination CI: Helping people arrive at better hearing

By Michael Lawrence
Michael, a trainee audiologist, is using his own past fear of cochlear implants to help his patients overcome theirs.

Pioneering VR tool sets out to enhance pediatric counseling

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Sara's Day integrates methods from narrative and play therapy and promotes a child-centered approach to pediatric hearing care.

Giving ear to the future

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Emerging technologies are changing the way we eat, sleep, work, and even date. But what are the implications for audiology education – and for the…

Ten proven tips and techniques for effective information sharing

By Clint McLean
Up to 80% of information provided by hearing care professionals is forgotten immediately. Here's what you can do.

They’re prolific, they’re practical, and they’re our newest partner. Meet…

By Clint McLean
We're thrilled to be partnering with the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association.

How providers can help people like me manage tinnitus

By Shari Eberts
Tinnitus can be just as bothersome as hearing loss. Shari Eberts explains how hearing care professionals can help.

My love affair with hearing aids (and the professionals who fit them)

By Gael Hannan
Since getting her first "loud and ugly" hearing aid in 1975, Gael Hannan has gradually learned to love her devices, and her audiologists.

Telehealth top of the agenda among consumers, professionals, and academics

By Judith Vonberg
At the latest gathering of the Person-Centered Hearing Network, the word on everyone's lips was "telehealth."

Remote appointments are more manageable than you think

By Clint McLean
Trevor Menchenton started offering remote appointments during the pandemic and says it doesn't have to be intimidating.

Nova Southeastern University forms latest strategic addition to the PCHN

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
At the Ida Institute, we are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Florida. With one of the largest…

From global to local: Better hearing care through cultural understanding

By Clint McLean
Find out how we're working with locals to spread person-centered care in South Africa.

Tips for maintaining well-being in the clinic

By Judith Vonberg
Compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma are common among people in caring roles, including hearing care professionals. Here's what you can do to help…

Free new course presents an evolution in pediatric hearing care: Child-centered care

By Clint McLean
This online course guides professionals in the theory and practice of involving young clients in their own hearing care.

Fighting hearing aid stigma, one patient at a time

By Michael Lawrence, Audiology Student, De Montfort University, UK
Michael sees the impact of hearing aid stigma in many of his patients. But he's no stranger to it - he's worn aids since he was four.