The Cost of a “Mail Order” Doctor of Audiology Degree

By Ross J. Roeser Recent posts in Hearing Health Matters have focused on the “costs” associated with the AuD Degree and conclude that transitional programs were less “costly” than non-transitional (residential university) programs. As stated in one post, one “cheap” and but highly controversial solution was to grandfather working professionals with “earned entitlement.”  Indeed, it…

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Welcome Hearing Views’ new editor

By David H. Kirkwood Every Wednesday since April 2011, Hearing Views has been bringing you opinions on subjects related in some way to hearing. As editor of the blog, I have been responsible for making sure there was an original opinion piece ready to publish each of the past 125 weeks. Fortunately, I’ve had a…

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Think hearing aids should cost $100? Think again!

This week’s Hearing View by Harvey Abrams, PhD, originally appeared on the Starkey Hearing Blogs on June 14, 2013 and was re-published on July 10, by permission, on my colleague Holly Hosford-Dunn’s blog, Hearing Economics. Because Dr. Abrams did such a great job of making the case for why hearing aids cost as much as…

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Blog editors debate hearing aid prices and other issues: Second of two parts

  Last week on Hearing Views, several of my fellow editors at HearingHealthMatters.org responded to my request for their thoughts on  BioAid, “a free mobile app,” that, according to the university where it was developed, “turns an iPhone or iPod into a hearing aid that could revolutionize the future for people with hearing loss.” The…

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