Category: Consumer Blog

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 »

Legislative Update: FTC Hearings on Hearing Care and Audiology

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Webcast: FTC Hearings on Hearing Care and Audiology The FTC Hearings on Hearing Care and Audiology will be held tomorrow, April 18. The entire workshop is webcast at no cost and no pre-registration is required. Please follow the link below. This is an important day for the future of the profession and people… Read more »

Legislative Update: Legislation Introduced in DC to Define OTC Hearing Aids

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Legislation Introduced in DC to Define OTC Hearing Aids 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), Margare W. Hassan (D-NH), and Johnny Isakson (R-GA). There is a companion bill in the U.S. House of… Read more »

FLAA Members: Start the New Year Off with FREE CEUs on January 17!

FLAA Webinar: Widex UNIQUE – To the Future and BEYOND! Live Session on January 17, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern REGISTER to view this today for CEUs! 1 Contact Hours or 0.1 CEUs Pricing: FLAA Members – FREE Non-Members – $75 This course reviews new features and benefits introduced in 2016 to the Widex U-Platform…. Read more »

HLAA – Florida Surprise and Let’s Make Hearing Loss Visible Campaign!

JOIN OUR 2017 Let’s Make Hearing Loss Visible Campaign! Hearing loss and Deaf individuals of all ages are able to communicate and “hear” better than ever in the hearing world today. There are various means by which to communicate and “hear”. It is an individual choice as to what works best with no two hearing… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Audiologists talk about the benefits of the Florida Academy of Audiology and its annual convention

Still trying to decide if attending the annual FLAA convention this year is right for you? Hear what some members have to say about their experiences at FLAA and why they attend regularly. These comments are from a retired Audiologist, practicing audiologist, Audiology student and Audiology clinic business owner. Retired Audiologist Bettina Sanders Tucker, Au.D.,… Read more »