Welcome

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is dedicated to the advancement of practitioner excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality audiologic care.

ADA was founded by nine practitioners in 1977, as the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists, to foster and support the professional dispensing of hearing aids by qualified audiologists in rehabilitative practices. Later, in 1988, ADA developed the concept of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree and provided much of the energy behind the movement for the transition of audiology to a doctoring healthcare profession. This goal, as well, has been largely met, as the Au.D. is now the minimum degree for audiology practice offered by educational institutions in the United States.

ADA Online News

Latest ADA News

From Advocacy Alerts and FDA Updates to upcoming Conferences and Webinars – stay up to date with the latest news here on ADA.

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AuDacity 2018

October 22-24, 2018
Gaylord Palms Resort
Orlando, Florida
 
Insights from the Outside

Insights from the Outside

This is a diverse group from many medical specialties, including dentistry, veterinary medicine, cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, audiology and optometry.

2018 AuDacity Sponsors

Amplifon
Audigy
Care Credit
Counsel Ear
Sprint Captel
Starkey
Widex

Ask an Audiologist

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF AUDIOLOGY?

We spoke with ADA members about their thoughts on the future of audiology. Watch the videos to hear their responses, and check out the links below for more Audiologist interviews.