Hearing Aid Distribution – IV

Hearing aid distribution channels have undergone multiple changes throughout the years. This series provides information about some of the significant events that have altered how hearing aids are provided to consumers.  All the posts in this series: Hearing Aid Distribution I, II, III, and now IV, take the reader through an historical journey of different…

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Early Audiologists in Industry – Wayne Staab Part 5

The Scarlet Letter As noted in last week’s post, ASHA was determined  to ensure their personal biases that audiologists would not be employed in the hearing aid industry and functioning as audiologists.  And, then, in September 1973, came….THE infamous mailing from ASHA, identified by many as “The Scarlet Letter,” as it related to audiology and hearing aid…

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