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.

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.