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Volume 6

Seven Steps for Creating an Accessibility Project to Reduce Barriers for People who are Hard of Hearing in the Community

With the passing of Bill C-81:  The Accessible Canada Act., this article hopes to outline seven steps to help create an accessibility project in your community.

Use of the Person-Environment-Occupation Model as an Analytic Tool for Audiology, Occupational Therapy, and Workplaces in Generating Solutions to Support Workers with Hearing Loss Succeed at Work

A variety of disciplines, including OT, occupational science, audiology, SLP, and rehabilitation science have been working to advance more inclusive practices for workers with hearing loss.

The Use of Captions in Post-Secondary Institutions

In this edition of “Issues in Accessibility,” audiologist Janine Verge along with Dalhousie University audiology students, Vincent Chow, Saidah Adisa, and Sylvia  Ciechanowski discuss universal design and the benefits of captions in post-secondary institutions.

Improving Accessibility: Expanding the Role of Audiologists in the Built Environment

Guest co-editor Janine Verge, explores how accessibility outcomes are critically affected by the way society positions and views disability. Find out why the field of audiology should move beyond the medical model and step out of the booth to better meet the needs of those they serve.

Accessibility is for Everyone

Accessibility is about creating communities, workplaces, educational institutions, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.

Volume 4

Striking the Right Balance: Current Fall Prevention Strategies in Audiology Practice: A Review of the 2017 CAA Fall Prevention Survey Results

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Jillian Baxter, Lauren Dunphy, and Dana Song, audiology students at the School of Human Communication Disorders at Dalhousie University along with audiologists Michael Vekasi and Janine Verge discuss current fall prevention strategies in audiology practice and review the CAA National Vestibular Special Interest Group’s fall prevention survey results.

Striking the Right Balance

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Andrea Kuntz and Kegan Stephan, Audiology students at the School of Human Communication Disorders at Dalhousie University interview both Ruth Duggan, an occupational therapist and an occupational therapy student at Dalhousie University, Nisha Sandu, about exploring an inter-professional approach to fall prevention between occupational therapists and audiologists.

Striking the Right Balance – An Overview of “Vestibular Assessment and Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review”

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Janine Verge and Michael Vekasi provide an overview of the newly released document, “Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review.”

Volume 3

A Proposal to Standardize Gaze during oVEMP Testing using a Chin Rest

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” column coordinator Janine Verge and her coauthor Anton Charko give us a “Proposal to Standardize Gaze during oVEMP Testing using a Chin Rest.”

Volume 2

Self-Disclosing Sexual Preference as a Health Care Professional

Janine Verge explains how, when it comes to personal disclosure, you will have to balance several values with every patient: what is best for the patient, being consistent/truthful with your own personal values, and your own professional and personal safety.