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Volume 7

During The Pandemic — We Still Need You!

Gael Hannan would like audiologists to remind their clients to reach out others on hearing loss via social media – they will be glad to hear from you!

Optimizing Outcomes for Children Who are Hard of Hearing

Walker et al write about how accurate pictures of how hearing aids support language development in children who are hard of hearing and why it is essential to implementing scientifically-based intervention and counseling for caregivers.

Verification of Direct Streaming to Hearing Aids: A How-to Guide to the Digital Listening Environment

Our friends at GNResound share how the rise in connectivity has enabled powerful tools that help hearing aid users hear better in difficult listening environments, customize sound quality by environment, and improve ease of use of hearing aids.

OTC Hearing Aids: A Call to Action

Persons with hearing difficulties who have postponed seeking assistance likely represent an untapped resource. By reframing your practice and using social media to spread the word you may become a successful disrupter/innovator expanding options for persons with hearing difficulties.

Toward Improving Accessibility and Affordability of Hearing Aids for Persons with Mild and Moderate Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Policy efforts in the US and Canada should focus on legislating uniform qualification and coverage for hearing healthcare provision through federal health programs to assure access to timely and effective interventions for hearing loss.

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids—The Canadian Perspective

Over-the-Counter hearing aids have come up in talks and discussions at the annual CAA conference. This has led to the formation of an OTC working group and articles here in past issues of Canadian Audiologist. With this special issue, we are hoping to further the discussion.

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.

Volume 5

Part 1: Hearing Aid Battery – Where Are We?

In this issue’s installment, Wayne Staab takes a two-part look at the evolution of the hearing aid battery.

Introducing Mysteries of the Hearing Brain!

Our newest contributor, Samira Anderson, provides a bit of personal and professional background, and the basis for her new column.

Industry Research: New Solutions for ITE Direct Streaming

The industry has made great strides in the sound quality of the audio signal provided in hearing aids via directional microphone technology and digital noise reduction. These have led to improved speech understanding in both quiet and noisy listening environments.