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Understanding potential listening barriers and identifying how to effectively maximize communication is the key to holding a successful virtual meeting.
Janine Verge shares her top 5 reasons to always use a microphone when public speaking.
Issues in Accessibility – Current Accessibility Strategies in Audiology Practice: A Review of the 2019 CAA Accessibility Survey Results
Accessibility is about creating communities, workplaces, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers – this includes audiology clinics. With the adoption of Provincial accessibility legislation (Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario) and the federal Accessible Canada Act, there is now greater support to create accessible environments in Canada. This takes the onus…
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.
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.
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 about creating communities, workplaces, educational institutions, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.
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.
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.