Ida News

New Ear Foundation Report Supports Using Ida Telecare with Cochlear Implant Patients

New Ear Foundation Report Supports Using Ida Telecare with Cochlear Implant Patients

Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:04 AMBy Amanda Farah Cox

Making the decision to get a cochlear implant (CI) and learning how to use the technology effectively in everyday life is a personal and complex process. A new report from the Ear Foundation...

Gael Hannan: Me and My Audie

Gael Hannan: Me and My Audie

Fri Jan 18, 2019 08:50 AMBy Gael Hannan

Gael Hannan is a renowned writer, humorist and public speaker on hearing loss issues. Over the past 20 years, she has created awareness campaigns, school programs and award-winning videos that help...

An Interview with BAA Student of the Year Elisha Jawaid

An Interview with BAA Student of the Year Elisha Jawaid

Fri Jan 11, 2019 09:43 AMBy Clint McLean

Manchester University student Elisha Jawaid won the Oticon Student of the Year Award during the recent British Academy of Audiology conference. We took the opportunity to ask Elisha some questions and...

Embrace Creativity as a Part of Person-Centered Care

Embrace Creativity as a Part of Person-Centered Care

Fri Jan 04, 2019 09:37 AMBy Shari Eberts

I love my hearing aids and wear them all the time. They help me hear better at home and at work, with friends, family and colleagues. But there are certain situations where hearing aids alone are not...

Telehealth, Person-Centered Care, and Pizza: What Will be the Future of Hearing Care?

Telehealth, Person-Centered Care, and Pizza: What Will be the Future of Hearing Care?

Fri Dec 21, 2018 09:59 AMBy Lise Lotte Bundesen

This year has ended in a flurry of activity for us here at Ida. In the last few months alone, we attended hearing care conferences in Canada, South Africa, the UK, and the USA. We also hosted a...

Call for Proposals for the 2019 Ida Research Grant

Call for Proposals for the 2019 Ida Research Grant

Fri Dec 14, 2018 09:45 AMBy Amanda Farah Cox

The Ida Institute is pleased to announce that the Ida Institute Research Committee is now accepting proposals for projects investigating outcomes of the use of Ida tools for our 2019 Research Grant.

F...

Revisiting the Audiogram – or How to Communicate Hearing Loss Effectively

Revisiting the Audiogram – or How to Communicate Hearing Loss Effectively

Fri Dec 07, 2018 01:40 PMBy Jeanette Blom

How can we help people with hearing loss and professionals understand and explain hearing loss effectively? This question was at the heart of the latest Ida Institute innovation workshop, "Understandi...

New Ida Workshop: Understanding My Hearing

New Ida Workshop: Understanding My Hearing

Fri Nov 30, 2018 02:54 PMBy Amanda Farah Cox

The Ida Institute is getting ready for our latest workshop, “Understanding My Hearing,”  which will be held 4-5 December in Skodsborg, Denmark.

The purpose of the workshop is to examine how hearing is...

New My World App Takes Pediatric Counseling into the Digital Space

New My World App Takes Pediatric Counseling into the Digital Space

Fri Nov 23, 2018 09:50 AMBy Amanda Farah Cox

The Ida Institute is pleased to announce the launch of our popular My World tool as an app. The adapted pediatric counseling tool is a free app that can be downloaded to your tablet.

My World was...

Shari Eberts: Make Your Audiologist Office Hearing Loss Friendly

Shari Eberts: Make Your Audiologist Office Hearing Loss Friendly

Fri Nov 16, 2018 08:45 AMBy Shari Eberts

I leaned over the receptionist desk trying to grasp the words she was mumbling into her computer. Was I to take a seat? Fill out forms? Was she talking to somebody else? I wasn’t sure. All I knew is...