The surfeit of AuD programs: Whose interests does it serve?

In part two of this series, first published in March of 2012, David H. Kirkwood considered the audiology workforce and the audiology training programs which support it. Historical evolution within the field and possible unintended consequences are considered and remain relevant in today’s labor market.     By David H. Kirkwood Last week in this…

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How can we become better? By doing the “right thing”

By Richard Reikowski, AuD Dr. Reikowski was one of HHTM’s earliest supporters — subscribing at the beginning, sending in thoughtful comments in posts that appeared in a variety of sections, even submitting this post back in August of 2011.  The message of the post is at least a relevant today as it was then, reminding…

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The kids are all right: Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings

David Kirkwood first published this post in June of 2011. In 2016, we are still working to have universal newborn hearing screenings across the world. Nearly everyone would agree that there is never a good time for a baby to be born deaf or with a significant hearing loss. And children who suffer hearing loss…

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Stressless, no. But it’s a great profession nonetheless

Editors Note: This is a re-post from June 2011.  Audiology has continued to top the “least stressful job” in the years since.  As the profession moves to the increasing demand, the draw for those who want to start their career can be challenged with the changes we are facing.  But as David stated five years…

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