Category: Student Blog

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Jacksonville & Jacksonville Beach

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – Jacksonville & Jacksonville Beach (Additional locations in Central FL available – Sebring, Melbourne, Ocala, etc.) The ideal candidate is someone who is a life-long learner, open to mentoring and direction, as well as someone who has a love for hearing aid technology. You must be strong clinically and… Read more »

JOB ALERT: Full Time Audiologist Needed in Sarasota

Position – Full Time Audiologist Location – The Center for Hearing, Sarasota, FL Salary + Commission We are looking to add an additional audiologist to our team in a busy ear, nose & throat practice.  You will work in collaboration with two ENT physicians, under the medical direction of a fellowship-trained neuro-otologist.  Responsibilities include audio… Read more »

CSD Colloquium Series Lecture on Friday 9/28

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Colloquium Series & Distinguished Lecture in Audiology Pamela Souza Professor Communication Sciences and Disorders Northwestern University Evanston, IL Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM PCD 1147 Individualized hearing treatment: the path from laboratory studies to clinical services Abstract Hearing loss is one of our most pervasive health problems, but the… Read more »

2018 Convention Featured Speaker, David Eddins, Ph.D. CCC-A and Reminder – Hotel Room Deadline!

Are you registered for the 2018 Florida Academy of Audiology Convention at the beautiful Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida, August 1-4? Don’t miss out on your opportunity to secure 1.95 CEUs on presentations ranging in topic from vestibular, pediatrics, genetics, hyperacusis, tinnitus, product updates, practice management, medical errors, ethics and ABA… Read more »

Florida Academy of Audiology Announces the 22nd Annual Convention Schedule!

Schedule Focusing on “setting the standard,” the convention promises to give you an inside look at key issues and educational approaches through presentations by some of the finest in our industry.  With an extremely diverse lineup of sessions from pediatrics to research and science to patient care (and beyond!), this Convention will cover it all and… Read more »

Legislative Update – Licensure Issues

“On April 20, Pacific Legal Foundation announced a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s Hearing Aid Licensing rules. The case is Taylor v. Polhill and it pits Dan Taylor, a licensed hearing instrument specialist, against Florida’s Board of Hearing Aid Specialists and Board of Health… Citing outdated Florida hearing aid dispensing laws, Dan Taylor, a Melbourne, Florida… 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 »

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 »

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 »