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Ida Institute Adds Two New International Partners

Ida Institute Adds Two New International Partners

Fri Apr 05, 2019 01:17 PMBy Clint McLean

We’re pleased to announce new partnerships with Better Hearing Australia (BHA) and Utah State University. These partnerships support our commitment to working with professional, patient, and...

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

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

Fri Mar 29, 2019 08:27 AMBy 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 for educators, the module combines authoritative...

Ida Institute Booth and Presentations at the 2019 AAA Conference

Ida Institute Booth and Presentations at the 2019 AAA Conference

Fri Mar 22, 2019 08:11 AMBy 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 booth at location #1006 where we will share our latest...

New Tool to Explain Hearing Test Results Coming Soon

New Tool to Explain Hearing Test Results Coming Soon

Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:32 AMBy 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 her daughter with hearing loss to an audiologist....

Person-Centered Care Requires Thinking Beyond The Technology

Person-Centered Care Requires Thinking Beyond The Technology

Fri Mar 08, 2019 08:31 AMBy Shari Eberts

“Please face me when you talk to me,” I remind my family and friends. At dinner I might add, “Please let me sit in the corner so I can avoid the background noise.” The list goes on. While hearing aids...

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

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

Fri Mar 01, 2019 08:50 AMBy Clint McLean

Outside of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, stands a statue of Peter Pan, the mischievous eternal child that teaches us that anything is possible if we just...

Gael Hannan: Who Would Lie to Their Audiologist?

Gael Hannan: Who Would Lie to Their Audiologist?

Fri Feb 22, 2019 02:07 PMBy 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 bluff. We pretend to understand what’s being said, even...

How Hearing Loss Affects Personal Relationships

How Hearing Loss Affects Personal Relationships

Fri Feb 15, 2019 08:33 AMBy Amanda Farah Cox

How does hearing loss affect our relationship with our better half? “Hearing Loss as a Social Problem: A Study of Hearing-impaired Spouses and Their Hearing Partners,” a newly published study in the...

Mayo Clinic Connect Launches a Hearing Loss Group

Mayo Clinic Connect Launches a Hearing Loss Group

Fri Feb 08, 2019 09:23 AMBy Amanda Farah Cox

The Ida Institute is excited to announce our collaboration with Mayo Clinic on their Mayo Clinic Connect online group for people living with hearing loss.

Mayo Clinic Connect is an online community...

Audiologist Sakhile Nkosi Battles Lack of Resources  in Rural South Africa with Person-Centered Care