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Submit Your Call for Papers Form Now for the 2018 Convention!

Convention planning is well underway for the 2018 Florida Academy of Audiology Convention scheduled for August 2-4, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida. We invite you to submit your Call for Papers form for the upcoming Convention. All information must be submitted via the Call for Papers form on… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Gardner Audiologist, Dr. Angela Schenk supports Hearing Care for Children Act

The following is an excerpt from a recent article posted by Gardner Audiology doctor Angela Schenk on her recent trip to the capitol building and meeting with Senator Dennis Baxley. We spent Wednesday, January 10, at the Capitol building in Tallahassee seeking support for Senate Bill 890 and recently introduced House Bill 1427, The Hearing… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Update – A Huge Accomplishment for Florida Audiologists!

Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children was introduced in the Florida Senate—SB 890—by Senator Dennis Baxley (R-District 12 (Marion, Sumter, Lake Counties)) and Senator Keith Perry (R-District 8 (Alachua, Putnam, Marion Counties)). https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00890 A companion bill was introduced in the Florida House, HB 1427, by Representative Shawn Harrison (R-District 63-Tampa) with co-sponsors Rep. Kristen… Read more »

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 »

Member Spotlight: Dr. Victoria Ledon, University of Miami Medical Center

Dr. Victoria Ledon, University of Miami Medical Center What university did you attend for graduate school and what year did you graduate? I graduated from the University of Florida in 2014. Go Gators! Where do you currently work and what are your specialties? I am currently working at the University of Miami in the Department… Read more »

Florida Academy of Audiology releases the 2017 Convention At-A-Glance Schedule!

Join the Florida Academy of Audiology for its 21st Annual Convention scheduled for August 3-5, 2017 at the beautiful Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida! Earn those much needed CEUs including Medical Errors for Audiologists to avoid and attend ABA Tier 1 Courses! This year, we have revamped our schedule to include… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Update – 3/3

In recent weeks, you probably have been following the federal legislative activities to create a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. In our last FLAA Communication, we explained: U.S. Senate Bill S. 670, Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act (2017) was introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) with current co-sponsors Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA),… Read more »