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FLAA Legislative Alert: Thursday’s Hearing on SB 700 Amendment 172640

Thank you to everyone for doing an excellent job of contacting your legislators regarding all of our recent activities.  Your help has been vital to our success and it has been noticed by the legislators! We are writing again to request assistance – this time for SB 700 Amendment 172640.  We are in FAVOR!  Please write to… Read more »

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FLAA Legislative Alert: Today’s Hearing Outcome on HB 957

HB 957 Substitution Bill Passes First Committee (9 yay – 7 nay) While the passing of HB 957’s substitution bill today was not what we had wanted, there was much to take away from the hearing. We were able to hear the debate, questions, and concerns related to the bill from the legislators’ viewpoint. What… Read more »

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FLAA Legislative Alert – SB 1268 Hearing on Wednesday, March 24!

Exciting News! It’s time for another hearing!! Please join us in asking Senate Health Policy to support SB 1268 Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children. Also, please share with anyone who lives in Florida who is interested in supporting this bill. Sample email and addresses are shown below, but we encourage you to add a personal… Read more »

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Legislative Alert – Senate Health Policy Meeting

  What happened today? SB 700 was heard in the Senate Health Policy committee meeting. The first step was to review the amendments that had been added to SB 700. Senator Bean provided an amendment to amendment 302884 (the one regarding our statutes) by adding language to protect children. The amendment to amendment 302884 was… Read more »

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Registration Now Open for FLAA’s Virtual Conference

  Registration is now OPEN for the Virtual FLAA Annual Conference on May 29-30, 2020.  Receive up to 10 continuing education hours or 1.0 CEUs with timely and relevant content including sessions on telehealth, misophonia, cochlear implants, Medicare and more!  Our Virtual Conference will follow the below schedule and provide attendees an opportunity to get their… Read more »

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Important Update Regarding the FLAA Annual Convention

The Board of Directors for the Florida Academy of Audiology has been paying close attention to COVID-19 as it has rapidly escalated around the world. As we consider the health and safety of our members and exhibitors, in addition to the challenges that they are facing with a limited ability to work at the present… Read more »

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Important Update Regarding the FLAA Annual Convention

  The Board of Directors for the Florida Academy of Audiology has been paying close attention to COVID-19 as it has rapidly escalated around the world.  As we consider the health and safety of our members and exhibitors, in addition to the challenges that they are facing with a limited ability to work at the… Read more »

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FLAA COVID-19 Update: Important Information for Audiologists to Know

  Probably like everyone else, we are being inundated with information relevant to the COVID-19 virus. The FLAA Board has tried to cull from the information some points specifically relevant to Audiology practices now and when we return to work. Now: Telehealth. AAA has developed an excellent Telehealth Guidance and Update for audiologists. It is… Read more »

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A Message from the FLAA President

  The Board of the FLAA wants to extend wishes for you and your families to remain healthy during this critical and unprecedented time in America.  Just remember, it’s still a great time to be an audiologist and people and families we serve depend on our expertise, knowledge and skills. Conference:  As you probably already… Read more »

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DHH LITERACY

  Literacy sets the foundation for all knowledge. If a child cannot learn to read and write, he will undoubtedly struggle in the academic world and in everyday life. Unfortunately, individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) typically have great difficulty developing full literacy. This is evidenced by the fact that by graduation,… Read more »

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