Web Site

DawnSignPress, San Diego, is now online with an expanded and redesigned Web site at http://www.dawnsign.com.  The site provides new services and information for the signing community. The online store now offers complete, up-to-date product descriptions. The Home Page and layout have been retooled to assist customers with different needs, from families with deaf children to elementary school teachers and college instructors. In the Go Shopping section, books, videos, DVDs, and merchandise are grouped by clearly defined topics, making browsing and selection easier. Customers can also navigate Children & Parent Resources, Self-Help, Interpreting, Deaf Studies, Multicultural, ASL Instruction, Fingerspelling, and Professional Resources. Keywords can also be typed into the Search box at the top of the screen from anywhere on the site. Ordering online can be done in a few simple steps, and the software is secure so customers can feel safe about their transactions. The newest on-line feature is the “Video Clips” section, which includes video and DVD clips from DawnSignPress’s extensive list of interactive and educational videos.

Marketing Campaign

Phonak Hearing Systems, Warrenvile, Ill, has launched a new consumer marketing campaign designed to meet the needs of two distinct groups of consumers: existing hearing aid users and younger Americans who have a significant hearing loss but are currently not using hearing instruments. Elements of both campaigns will include print ads and an education-focused public relations program utilizing a matte, video news release, and other media relations tactics. For more information, visit www.phonakpro.com,  or call (800) 777-7333.


Avada Audiology and Hearing Care
Avada, Columbus, Ohio, presents “Technology vs. Benefits: Achieving the Balance for Your Clients,” to be held on October 18, 2003 in Raleigh, NC. The sessions will cover the clinician’s understanding and use of the additional benefits provided by advanced instruments. For more information, call (919) 878-4327.

University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco, presents Audiology/Amplificaton Update VI on October 10-11, 2003, in San Francisco. For more information, contact Karen Grayson, (415) 476-4251, or email [email protected]

American Auditory Society
The American Auditory Society presents the AAS 2004 Scientific and Technical Meeting, to be held on March 7-9, 2004, at the DoubleTree La Posada Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz. For more information, call (435) 574-0062 or visit www.amauditorys.org.

University of Iowa
The University of Iowa presents the 11th Annual Conference on Management of the Tinnitus Patient, September 25-27, 2003, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. For more information, contact Rich Tyler, (319) 356-2471, or email [email protected].

Illinois Academy of Audiology
The Illinois Academy of Audiology, Evanston, Ill, presents its annual convention, “Audiology—A Future of Vision and Action,” to be held on January 29-31, 2004 at the Hotel InterContinental in Chicago. Confirmed speakers include: Ruth Bentler, PhD; Robyn Cox, PhD; David Citron, PhD; Carol Flexer, PhD; Dennis Moore, MD; Jodell Newman-Ryan, PhD; Linda Hood, PhD; Catherine Palmer, PhD; and Gail Rosenberg, MS. For more information, call (312) 648-1140; www.ilaudiology.org.