audiology

ASHA Convention 2009

We’re excited to head down to New Orleans this week for the 2009 American Speech-Language Hearing Association‘s  Annual Convention. Telepractice is featured as one of the top issues at this year’s conference and we are looking forward to exchanging our ideas and research with some of the top speech-language patholgists in the country. These past

Audiology Telepractice Overcomes Obstacles in Accessibility

A 2008 article in The ASHA Leader chronicles the increased popularity of audiology telepractice over the past few years. Here are some highlights from the article: In Canada, audiologists are using telepractice to give hearing screening tests to newborns who don’t pass their first test. The telepractice program is expected to expand to 15 remote

More Audiologists Adopt Telepractice Technology

Audiologists have thus far been slow to adopt telepractice technology, mainly due to concerns about connectivity and cost. As telepractice technology becomes more sophisticated however, more audiologists are using videoconferencing to interact with patients. The potential benefits of audiology telepractice are immense. Regional audiology clinics can offer hearing tests to those who live in rural communities,