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Gardner Audiologist is inspired by this video from the Lakeland Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America

The Lakeland, Florida Chapter of the Hearing Loss association of America is the definition of compassion and volunteerism. People with passion can make a difference. This group wants improve the life of people who suffer from hearing loss because they also have suffered through the process. None of the people who made this video are… Read more »

Hearing Loss Story by: Professor Marilyn Hankins Orlando, Florida

Hearing loss is a genetic and “inherited” problem within my mother’s family. For my maternal aunts & uncles, their hearing loss problem began around age 40. When this happened to me, I was…… http://hla-fl.org/wp/index.php/hearing-loss-story-by-professor-marilyn-hankins-orlando-florida/

Opportunities for Florida Audiologists to Meet Consumers with Hearing Loss

Fellow audiologists, attached is a link to a calendar of events that will give you a local opportunity to meet people with hearing loss, especially those who appreciate the professional services that only an audiologist can provide. With the arrows in the upper left of the page you can scroll through the upcoming public events… Read more »

U.S.F. Au.D. Student Shares Her Experience at 2015 FLAA Convention and Inspires Other Students

This year I attended the Florida Academy of Audiology’s annual convention, located in Orlando as a student volunteer. Conventions offer continuing education classes, interactions with vendors about new services and products, and discussions with other audiologists. One benefit to this convention being state level is deliberating on topics that relate specifically to Florida, in addition… Read more »

Treating Positional Vertigo in Plantation, Florida

Dizziness is the second most common medical complaint in the adult population. An estimated 42% of adults over the age of 40 have reported episodes of dizziness or vertigo to their physicians. Benign Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of dizziness, accounting for almost 50% of dizziness in an older population. Fortunately, it… Read more »

A Texas Student’s View of Florida Audiologists and the 2015 FLAA Conference

During my first year as an audiology doctoral student, I had the privilege of completing my summer internship at Gardner Audiology in the Tampa Bay area. During my stay I was able to attend the Florida Academy of Audiology 2015 convention. This internship gave me the opportunity to work with a very welcoming and knowledgeable… Read more »

My Opinion about the Florida Academy of Audiology 2015 Conference

I have attended and/or sponsored my employees’ attendance to most FLAA Conventions since the inception of the organization. The 2015 convention was one of the best because attendance was significantly up from last year at a time when our profession needs a boost in Florida. FLAA is our best hope to meet our challenges in… Read more »

This Student’s Path to Become an Audiologist

I grew up with an audiologist as a mom. Each year I eagerly looked forward to take your child to work day, mostly for a day off from school. At some point, however, my interest moved past a day of snacks and movies to thinking audiology was pretty cool…and architecture…and being a rockstar (the list… Read more »

The Hidden Disability

Hearing loss is often called the “Hidden disability.” The reason is that no one can see the detrimental emotional, social, and psychological effects that hearing loss can have on one’s health and relationships. The following is an account of why hearing health is so important to one’s overall well- being and just how much improvement… Read more »

Humanitarian Audiology

One of the most rewarding aspects of my career in audiology has been the privilege to participate in humanitarian audiology missions. To see kids’ faces light up when they are hearing for the first time is priceless. I believe that we have also served as ambassadors for the United States when participating in foreign missions…. Read more »