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The Ohio Academy of Audiology (OAA) is dedicated to advancing the profession of audiology, and supports audiologists in their mission to provide expert hearing and balance care in Ohio.

Please explore our website – take a look at our events and keep up-to-date with the Academy news; read about our Award winners in the honors and awards section. Learn more about our members in the member spotlight; and don’t forget to join the Academy! If you’d like to become involved in the Academy, please email Gina Stillitano, OAA President, at g_stillitano@yahoo.com


The Ohio Academy of Audiology, as the leading authority, supports audiologists in their mission to provide expert hearing and balance care in Ohio.


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The Ohio Academy of Audiology
323 James Bohanan Drive
P.O. Box 621
Vandalia, OH 45377



we will rock you!

Northeast Ohio is getting ready to rock with their fellow udiologists! The OAC 2018 is only a couple of weeks away. There is still time to register and jam with some of your fellow audiologists and get down with some hot topics in audiology!


OAA is happy to welcome Dr. A.U. Bankaitis, who will discuss the gender pay gap and how it applies in audiology. Join us at this session and discover statistical information that can be used in current practice.


To conserve paper and help protect the environment, the Ohio Academy of Audiology will not be providing handouts for the presentations for this year's OAC. If you wish to have a copy of the handouts for the presentations please click below and print them out prior to the 2018 OAC.

Click here to print out handouts for this year's OAC presentations

The 2018 OAC will include a panel discussion with our speakers as well as some OAA members. If there are any questions you would like to submit to the panel please email us at info@ohioacademyofaudiology.com

we are pleased to announce the final 2018 OAC Schedule




2018 OAC Official Schedule


6:30-7:30: Breakfast available

7:30-8:30: Threats and Opportunities to Audiology: Catherine Palmer, Ph.D.

8:30-9:00: Keynote, Catherine Palmer, PhD

9-9:45: Membership Meeting

9:45-10:00: Break

10:00-1:00: Threathunting OTC and Others: Jacque Scholl, Au.D.

1:00-3:00: Lunch/Exhibits/One hour poster session*

3:00-4:30: Hearing Aids Assist, Cochlear Implants Empower: Providing our patients the information that will change their lives. Allison Feest, AuD, and programming audiologists. Sponsored by Cochlear Americas

4:30-4:45: Break

4:45-5:45: Roundtable discussion on The Present and Future of Audiology (presenters and invited audiologists)

6-7:30: Social event with raffle/auction/exhibit hall party


 6:30-7:30: Breakfast available

7:30-8:30: Help Wanted: Assistants for some AuD jobs (strong technical and people skills required, affinity for ears preferred): Clint Keifer, Au.D.

8:30-10:00 The Audiology Pay Gap/Managing Professional Mine Fields A.U. Bankaitis, Ph.D.

10-10:15: Break

10:15-12:15: Fifty Shades of Audiology:  A current approach to Ethics Gail Whitelaw, Ph.D.

Earn up tO 12.0 hours of CEU's through AAA for the conference

2018 OAC

OCTOBER 26-27, 2018

The Ohio Academy of Audiology recognizes that our members need support to navigate the many changes facing audiology and we're committed to offering the resources necessary for you to be successful.  Mark your calendars now! The 9th Biennial Ohio Audiology Conference (OAC) is coming early to help you thrive in a changing climate.  AAA2019 is coming to Columbus in March 2019 when we would normally hold an OAC.  So, in the spirit of embracing change, we are not only adapting to this disruption, we are making it our theme!

This year's OAC, Unconventional Audiology: Discovering Opportunity, is happening at a new time (October 26-27, 2018), in a new location (Holiday Inn, Strongsville, Ohio) with a new format (single, cohesive track).  This will be an UNconvention: unconventional approaches to familiar problems, identifying opportunities for professional growth in a changing environment, and thinking outside the (test) box.  You can't afford to miss this meeting!  

Change is inevitable, but this year's OAC will prepare you to think creatively and unconventionally and offer you strategies to implement immediately in your practice.  Plus. we will be offering 0.2 hours of ethics - right in time to fulfill your ethics requirement at the end of the licensing year.     


OCTOBER 26-27, 2018

Holiday Inn (15471 Royalton Rd Strongsville, Ohio 44136)

Discount rate of $89.00. Call 1-877-408-4913 and reference group code OAA 

Click here to book hotel for the 2018 OAC

  Member Non-member
Early Registration (Ends 10/04/18) $250 $350
Late Registration $375 $475
On-site Registration $450 $550
Student Registration $50  




Click here to print off registration form and register by mail

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