Category: Counseling & Education

Counseling & Education


Ida Institute Launches Course on ‘Child-centered Care’

The free four-part course explains the key cognitive skills developed as children age, techniques for communicating with pediatric clients, and which Ida tools will make the communication more fun and effective. The material supports hearing care professionals in enabling children to contribute in ways that make them a meaningful part of their care.

New Paper Explores Audiologists’ Evolving Role As a ‘Hearing Loss Mitigation Counselor’

A new paper from a group of private-practice audiologists explores how the future of hearing healthcare depends upon recognizing and serving patients from a whole-person perspective—moving away from the narrow view of addressing hearing loss through amplification only, to becoming “hearing loss mitigation counselors” and treating the needs of the individual.

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