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Volume 7

Striking the Right Balance – Attention all Vestibular and Pediatric Audiologists: This is Your Next Must Read!

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Janine Verge, AuD reviews a new edition of a clinical textbook that focuses on pediatric vestibular and balance disorders.

An Examination of Living with Hearing Loss in an Inaccessible World: When Hearing Aids are Not Enough

In this edition of Issues in Accessibility, Janine Verge interviews Dr. Hugh J Haley, a psychologist who shares his personal experience living with hearing loss and the challenges and barriers he has encountered.

Ten Ways to Improve Hearing Access During Your Next Virtual Meeting

Understanding potential listening barriers and identifying how to effectively maximize communication is the key to holding a successful virtual meeting.

Can You Hear Me in the Back? The Answer is No!

Janine Verge shares her top 5 reasons to always use a microphone when public speaking.

Volume 6

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.

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.