Optimal hearing can change your life.
HOW IT WORKS
- CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF SCREENING OPTIONS
You can choose from a variety of screening options on this site regarding your hearing and/or balance needs OR you can simply select an audiologist in your area without doing a screening test;
- COMPLETE A SCREENER
If you complete a screener, a hearing healthcare professional from your area will contact you to discuss your results further;
- CHOOSE AN IAM PRE-VETTED AUDIOLOGIST
Or search our pre-vetted nationwide matrix of audiologists and contact the hearing healthcare professional of your choice via the “make an appointment” link. The practice you choose will contact you directly to discuss your needs; you could receive a comprehensive evaluation and clear explanation of your current challenges and what recommendations are available to guide you along the pathway to improved hearing and/or balance related issues;
- GET THE MOST SUITABLE HEARING AID DEVICES FOR YOU
Get the most suitable hearing aid devices for you, if recommended. Your audiologist will help you choose the most appropriate hearing aids (or assistive devices) for your unique hearing loss. Your devices will be programmed following the industry's Best Practice guidelines;
- RECEIVE ONGOING CARE
Receive ongoing care for better hearing. Better Hearing is a process that requires guidance from a qualified Audiologist. Our matrix of audiologists will guide you every step of the way.
The hearing handicap inventory was developed in 1982, by Ventry and Weinstein. This is a self-assessment tool containing 25 questions aimed to assess the impact of hearing loss in the emotional and social-situational adjustments of hearing impaired adults. You may take the quiz below in order to gain better understanding of how your hearing may be impacting your life.
The 25-item Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) was developed to evaluate the self-perceived handicapping effects imposed by vestibular system disease. This may also further assist your independent audiologist in better understanding of your symptoms, and will assist in helping us guide you along your pathway of rehabilitation and care.
This helps to identify symptoms of auditory processing deficits based on one's daily life experiences. Your responses will be reviewed by an independent audiologist with a special interest in auditory processing. They will contact you with an evaluation of your responses. If further APD testing is recommended, we will discuss this with you and if required, set up an appointment for a comprehensive assessment.
This questionnaire is designed to find out what sorts of effects tinnitus (and/or sound sensitivity) has had on your lifestyle, general well-being, etc. Some of the effects below may apply to you and some may not. Please answer all questions by selecting the answer that best reflects how your tinnitus has affected you over the past week