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.

New Ida University Course Module: An Introduction to Tinnitus and Its Management

By Clint McLean

Our free university course just got even better. We’ve added an important new module called an Introduction to Tinnitus and Its Management. Designed...

Ida Institute Booth and Presentations at the 2019 AAA Conference

By Amanda Farah Cox

The Ida Institute is getting ready for the annual AAA Conference, which will be held this year in Columbus, OH, from 27-30 March. Ida will have a...

New Tool to Explain Hearing Test Results Coming Soon

By Clint McLean

“I remember the first graph they showed me at the audiologist,” Mary Frey shares in one of our ethnographic videos, recalling the first time she took...

Person-Centered Care Requires Thinking Beyond The Technology

By Shari Eberts
Shari Eberts, founder of livingwithhearingloss.com and HLAA board of trustees member, discusses what tips and tricks people with hearing loss need...

Audiology Clinic in Africa’s Largest Sub-Saharan Pediatric Hospital has Become Inspired by Ida

By Clint McLean
The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, has joined the Inspired by Ida program. Silva Kuschke of the audiology...

Gael Hannan: Who Would Lie to Their Audiologist?

By Gael Hannan

People with hearing loss – my people – have a unique habit. It’s almost a talent except that most of aren’t as good at it as we think we are.

We...

How Hearing Loss Affects Personal Relationships

By Amanda Farah Cox
A newly published study in the Hearing Review by Tine Tjørnhøj Thomsen and Hans Henrik Philipsen looks at how hearing loss affects marriages and...

Mayo Clinic Connect Launches a Hearing Loss Group

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Ida Institute and Hearing Loss Association of America have joined Mayo Clinic in launching the Mayo Clinic Connect Hearing Loss group.