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Spotlight Jodi Conter M.S., Audiologist, Zephyrhills, East Pasco County, Florida

What university did you attend for graduate school and what year did you graduate? M.S. University of South Florida, 1985, currently attending A. T. Still University with expected graduation 2016, Doctor of Audiology degree. Where do you currently work and what are your specialties? I currently work at Gardner Audiology, a private practice in the Tampa bay… Read more »

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 »

Florida Audiologists Asked to Comment to FDA on PSAP Verses Hearing Aid Regulations April 21st

Legislative Update Submitted by Barry Freeman, Ph.D., VP of Professional Affairs FDA WORKSHOP TO EXAMINE HEARING AID REGULATIONS AND PCAST RECOMMENDATIONS TO DEREGULATE US MARKET The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reopened its comment period regarding the Agency’s 2013 draft PSAP Guidance document, and the Agency has also requested comment on the availability, accessibility,… Read more »

Hearing Loss Story by: Debbe Hagner

Introduction by Dan Gardner M.S. As a board member of the Hearing Loss Association Florida I meet Debbe before her cochlear implant and have interacted with her after the procedure. This was a life changing procedure for her. Debbe Hagner Since I was born, I have been hard of hearing. Possibly due to my premature… Read more »

Great Resources for Students with Hearing Disabilities

Students with hearing disabilities face unique challenges inside the classroom. Many common learning modes that people take for granted — lectures, discussion groups and even one-on-one conversations — can be a struggle for those who have any level of hearing difficulty. However, that doesn’t mean a college degree is out of reach. Today’s wide range… Read more »

Call for Papers is Now Open for the 2016 FLAA Convention!

We invite you to submit your Call for Papers form for the upcoming Florida Academy of Audiology Convention from August 4-6, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. All information must be submitted via the Call for Papers form on the website. Please click here to be redirected to the form. Abstracts must be 300 words or less…. Read more »

My Trip to Hearing Aid Disneyland

I had seen pictures, but I had no idea how magical it would really be. I have been to many clinics – many facilities boasting the newest and greatest technology. I’ve seen real ear verification systems, laboratories with all of the tools and parts you could ever need, but I had never seen an office… Read more »