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FLAA announces 22nd Annual Convention theme – Go for the Gold: Setting the Standard!

In a year where the Olympics has been front and center, it seems only fitting that we “Go for the Gold: Setting the Standard!” at the 2018 FLAA Convention! Filled with session about raising the bar and setting a professional standard that we can all be proud of, this theme will touch on product, patient… Read more »

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About Your Board Members

Board Introductions Happy 2018 FLAA Members! Your 2018 Board is enthusiastic about another great year of Audiology in Florida. We have already been busy spreading the word in the Tallahassee about the Hearing Care for Children Act and plan on being a part of many more events to promote this important legislation. We wanted to… Read more »

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Student Perspective – Hearing Technology Day in Tallahassee

Going to Technology Day in Tallahassee was a great experience. As someone who always viewed insurance issues as problems I would just have to “deal with” as a future professional, it was amazing to see that advocating can actually make a difference. The day began with meeting many audiologists, fellow students, and families with children… Read more »

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Day on the Hill Reflection

Today I had the opportunity to advocate for something that I am so passionate about: hearing aids for children with hearing loss. The day started with nervous excitement towards the idea of verbalizing to congressmen and women our beliefs and ideals. We were split up into “teams” and then we’re sent off to speak to… Read more »

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FLAA Election Update – 2018 Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce your Florida Academy 2018 Board of Directors. President: Devon Weist, Au.D, CCC-A, FAAA President Elect: Kari Morgenstein, Au.D., PASC Past President: Dana Ulmer, Au.D., CCC-A Secretary: Andrea Green, Au.D., FAAA Treasurer: Katie Phelan Rinehart, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA VP of Communications: Courtney N. Oliszewski, Au.D. VP of Membership: Rachele M. Orsini,… Read more »

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FLAA Legislative Alert – FDA Announcement Regarding Medical Evaluations/Waivers

Your FLAA Board has just learned that the FDA made the following announcement this morning at the meeting on Affordable and Accessible Hearing Care at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS): FDA just announced at NAS meeting that the medical evaluation or waiver will no longer be required for adults effective immediately. Click here to… Read more »

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Member review of the 2016 Florida Academy of Audiology Convention

Sarah Lundstrom, AuD HearCare Audiology Center As a new audiologist in Florida, this was my first experience attending FLAA in Orlando. I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of course offerings each day. The schedule was well planned and the sessions were relevant. There was even an ABA tier 1 course available. I was fortunate… Read more »

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Florida Academy of Audiology Announces 2016/2017 Sponsors!

A huge thank you to the committed sponsors for the 2016/2017 year. We are excited to partner with you and appreciate your ongoing support! Florida audiologists – support those that support our statewide audiology community! Gold Sponsors: Audiology Systems Florida Telecommunications Relay Inc. (FTRI) Starkey Tele-Acoustics Widex Silver Sponsors: HearUSA Oticon Siemens/Signia

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3 Talented Musicians that can Teach You A lot about Success in the Hearing Industry

Most of you reading this probably don’t know me well but those that do know that I have a very broad musical palate. My top three artists are Billy Joel, Justin Timberlake and Jay Z. In my opinion, these three artists are musical geniuses. They are at the top of their game and I feel we can… Read more »

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Sign up for Royal Caribbean Hearing Access Cruise from Florida

Lynn Rousseau of the Gainesville area HLAA put together a hearing loss accessible cruiser again for the 4th year. Below is a communication from the cruise coordinator, Barbara Maher. .Her Contact information is 407-788-4563 and barbaram@gotravel.com Hi Everyone……   I am so glad you are thinking of joining the FUN on the next Hearing Accessible… Read more »

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