Author: FLAA

Call for Papers is Now Open for the 2016 FLAA Convention!

We invite you to submit your Call for Papers form for the upcoming Florida Academy of Audiology Convention from August 4-6, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. All information must be submitted via the Call for Papers form on the website. Please click here to be redirected to the form. Abstracts must be 300 words or less…. Read more »

U.S. Department of Labor approves “Apprenticeship Standards for Hearing Aid Specialists.” What does this mean in Florida?

The Board of the FLAA is carefully monitoring the U.S. Department of Labor’s decision to approve “Apprenticeship Standards for Hearing Aid Specialists.” In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Labor by the Academy of Doctor’s of Audiology (ADA), the Department of Labor was asked to rescind approval of the Standards because “the [Apprenticeship]… Read more »

Updated National Guidelines for the Occupation of Hearing Aid Specialist

The American Academy of Audiology recently disseminated information regarding the National Guidelines for the Occupation of Hearing Aid Specialist. To access these important letters and updates, please click here. The Florida Academy of Audiology is working diligently to formulate a response to this issue and will inform the membership as soon as it is finalized.

Hearing Loss Story by: Professor Marilyn Hankins Orlando, Florida

Hearing loss is a genetic and “inherited” problem within my mother’s family. For my maternal aunts & uncles, their hearing loss problem began around age 40. When this happened to me, I was…… http://hla-fl.org/wp/index.php/hearing-loss-story-by-professor-marilyn-hankins-orlando-florida/