Access Audiology

Issue Focus: Overcoming Barriers to Adult Aural Rehabilitation

May 2015

Access Audiology addresses the needs of professionals and students interested in the field of audiology.

Featured Article

Overcoming Barriers to Adult Aural Rehabilitation
by K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Professor, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, College of Health Professions, The University of Akron

Carrie Spangler, AuD, CCC-A
Clinical Preceptor and Instructor, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, College of Health Professions, The University of Akron

Tamala S. Bradham, PhD, CCC-A
Quality Consultant for Quality, Safety, and Risk Prevention, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Headlines

  • Interprofessional Education and Interprofessional Practice are critical to achieving improvements in health care.
  • Find everything you need right now to celebrate and educate during Better Hearing & Speech Month.
  • Support legislation (H.R. 1882) that would provide for a $500 tax credit toward the purchase of a hearing aid.
  • The Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC) is seeking to fill six vacancies in 2015. CFCC nominations are due June 1.
  • Applications are being accepted to fill six vacancies on the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) for terms beginning January 1, 2016. CAA applications are due June 1.
  • June 1 is the deadline for Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award applications to attend the ASHA Convention in Denver.

    Featured Question

    How can I find out more about aural rehabilitation services?

    ASHA offers guidance on aural rehabilitation, including reimbursement for these services. ASHA also has information for patients about the importance of aural rehabilitation and a Special Interest Group devoted to this topic.

    Employment Opportunities

  • Audiologist
    Iowa Head and Neck PC
    Des Moines, IO
  • Traveling Audiologist
    PrimeSource Healthcare Systems
    St. Louis, MO
  • 4th Year Externship Position
    Southwestern Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates
    Santa Fe, NM
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Audiologist
    Pullman Regional Hospital
    Pullman, WA

    Visit ASHA's Online Career Center for More Job Opportunities

    Related Resources

  • ASHA's Audiology Homepage
  • ASHA Advocacy
  • ASHA Community
  • American Journal of Audiology
  • ASHA Special Interest Group Announcements

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    The next issue of Access Audiology is coming in July 2015! Address comments and suggestions for future topics, information or resources to AccessAudiology@asha.org.

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