Audiology News and Announcements
On June 12, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) introduced the Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act of 2013, H.R. 2330, bipartisan legislation that would provide senior citizens with a Medicare audiology benefit which would allow access to both diagnostic and rehabilitative services.
The 2014 issue of ASHA Audiology Connections magazine [PDF] has been published.
Audiology groups work together [PDF]: The American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), and ASHA sent a special joint message to members as the groups work together on key issues.
Downloadable slide shows for hearing health education now available.
New document: Supplement to the JCIH 2007 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Intervention Following Confirmation That a Child Is Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Know the facts...ASHA supports the profession of audiology.
ASHA's Practice Portal—your one-stop shop to guide clinical practice—trial version now online. View the new Practice Portal webpage on Newborn Infant Hearing Screening.
Audiology patient education materials are available in PDF format—many also in Spanish. New topic available: Noise and Apps [PDF].
Practice Considerations for Dispensing Audiologists webpage prepares audiologists for changes in service delivery.