OAA Member Benefits

The Board of Directors of the Ohio Academy of Audiology understands that when you choose membership in any organization you expect value for your dollars. The benefits of OAA membership go well beyond those tangibles listed below. Membership contributes to your personal growth and professional success. Membership allows you to be a part of the growing “Audiology Family” in Ohio. If you aren’t a member of OAA please consider joining so that you may have:

  • Opportunity to provide leadership to our profession: working with and networking with colleagues throughout the state of Ohio.
  • Reduced registration fees at Continuing Education Events.
  • Biennial Ohio Audiology Conference – an exceptional continuing education opportunity. The OAC brings to Ohio the most outstanding and well respected speakers and researchers in our field.
  • Access to the Member’s Only Area of the official website of the academy: www.ohioacademyofaudiology.org.
    • Access to the Newsletter ‘Sounding BOARD’ archives.
    • Access to the membership directory as well as networking with fellow audiologists throughout the state.
    • Access to legislative updates for both state and national issues.
  • The ‘Find an Audiologist’ feature is now live!  Join or renew to add your practice to our search engine.

OAA Membership Dues

It is important for you to understand where membership dues are being spent. OAA dues help provide:

  • Support for the publication of the Ohio Academy’s newsletter “Sounding BOARD”
  • Support for maintenance and updating of the official website
  • Support for continuing education opportunities (Annual CE Events and Biennial Ohio Audiology Conference)
  • Support for the Annual Legislative Reception
  • Support for representation in Columbus: Our lobbyist Governmental Policy Group. THIS SUPPORT IS CRITICAL to our professional future!

OAA Membership Types

  • FELLOW: Audiologists who possess a graduate degree in Audiology from a regionally accredited academic institution and are currently licensed to practice audiology and resides in or practices Audiology in the State of Ohio.
  • ASSOCIATE: Those enrolled in a residential Doctor of Audiology program in the State of Ohio.