Author: FLAA

Submit Your Call for Papers Form Now for the 2017 Convention!

Convention planning is well underway for the 2017 Florida Academy of Audiology Convention scheduled for August 3-5, 2017 at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida. We invite you to submit your Call for Papers form for the upcoming Convention. All information must be submitted via the Call for Papers form on… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Alert – An Update on the FDA’s Recent Decision to Exclude the Need for Medical Clearance

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE An Update on the FDA’s Recent Decision to Exclude the Need for Medical Clearance In a December 7, 2016 press release, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced “important steps to better support consumer access to hearing aids. The agency issued a guidance document explaining that it does not intend to enforce the… Read more »

FLAA Members: Start the New Year Off with FREE CEUs on January 17!

FLAA Webinar: Widex UNIQUE – To the Future and BEYOND! Live Session on January 17, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern REGISTER to view this today for CEUs! 1 Contact Hours or 0.1 CEUs Pricing: FLAA Members – FREE Non-Members – $75 This course reviews new features and benefits introduced in 2016 to the Widex U-Platform…. Read more »

HLAA – Florida Surprise and Let’s Make Hearing Loss Visible Campaign!

JOIN OUR 2017 Let’s Make Hearing Loss Visible Campaign! Hearing loss and Deaf individuals of all ages are able to communicate and “hear” better than ever in the hearing world today. There are various means by which to communicate and “hear”. It is an individual choice as to what works best with no two hearing… Read more »

FLAA Legislative Alert – FDA Announcement Regarding Medical Evaluations/Waivers

Your FLAA Board has just learned that the FDA made the following announcement this morning at the meeting on Affordable and Accessible Hearing Care at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS): FDA just announced at NAS meeting that the medical evaluation or waiver will no longer be required for adults effective immediately. Click here to… Read more »

Spotlight on Audiologist Victoria A. Ledon, Au.D., FAAA in Miami, Florida

Victoria A. Ledon, Au.D., FAAA What university did you attend for graduate school and what year did you graduate? I graduated from the University of Florida in 2014. Go Gators! Where do you currently work and what are your specialties? I am currently working at the University of Miami in the Department of Otolaryngology. My… Read more »

Member review of the 2016 Florida Academy of Audiology Convention

Sarah Lundstrom, AuD HearCare Audiology Center As a new audiologist in Florida, this was my first experience attending FLAA in Orlando. I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of course offerings each day. The schedule was well planned and the sessions were relevant. There was even an ABA tier 1 course available. I was fortunate… Read more »

Audiologists talk about the benefits of the Florida Academy of Audiology and its annual convention

Still trying to decide if attending the annual FLAA convention this year is right for you? Hear what some members have to say about their experiences at FLAA and why they attend regularly. These comments are from a retired Audiologist, practicing audiologist, Audiology student and Audiology clinic business owner. Retired Audiologist Bettina Sanders Tucker, Au.D.,… Read more »