National Centre for Audiology

About Audiology

Audiologists are the professionals who have the primary responsibility for:
  • administering diagnostic tests to determine the origins and causes of hearing loss
  • assessing hearing capability
  • developing educational programs to help prevent hearing loss and reduce its impact on individuals and society
  • developing and providing rehabilitation treatment programs for persons who have a hearing loss
  • selecting and fitting amplification systems for persons with hearing loss. Such systems include hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, and other assistive listening devices. [more]