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SOMERSET, NJ May 11 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAA Foundation) is calling for applications for Project Amazon 2015. This is the fourth year that the Oticon Hearing Foundation has partnered with the AAA Foundation to fund Project Amazon, a humanitarian mission that supports sustainable hearing care for children and adults in impoverished Amazon River communities. Oticon will underwrite costs for one licensed audiologist and one audiology student to travel to Brazil and work side-by-side with staff from the non-profit Oticon Clinic in Parintins.Read More >>
 

SOMERSET, NJ October 29 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation will again underwrite the costs for Project Amazon, a unique humanitarian mission that will provide much-needed audiological care and hearing solutions to children and adults from some of Brazil’s most impoverished communities. Two US audiologists from Illinois State University, Lindsay Bondurant, PhD and second-year AuD student Ellen Avoletta, will travel to the Oticon Clinic in Parintins, Brazil as part of Project Amazon. They will work with Oticon staff to screen in-need children and adults and fit Oticon hearing instruments donated by the Oticon Hearing Foundation. The American Academy of Audiology Foundation’s Educational Grants Review Committee selected the two audiologists from the pool of applicants who applied for the mission this year.Read More >>

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In November, Julia Shih, AuD and Gallaudet University AuD student
Cynthia Frey will travel to Oticon Clinic in Parintins, Brazil to provide much‐needed audiological care and
hearing solutions to children and adults from some of Brazil’s most impoverished communities. The
Project Amazon mission is sponsored by the Oticon Hearing Foundation and will bring sustainable
hearing care to the residents of the remote riverfront communities that surround the Oticon Clinic in
Parintins. The two hearing care professionals plan to share their insights and accomplishments through
daily blog postings on the Oticon Hearing Foundation website, www.oticonhearingfoundation.org,
beginning November 13. Read More >>

Foundations Will Again Sponsor Travel, Expenses for Two Practitioners Willing to Donate Time and Expertise

SOMERSET, NJ March 5 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation will again partner with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) to underwrite the costs for two audiologists to join a unique humanitarian mission to remote riverfront communities near Parintins, Brazil. Audiologists are encouraged to submit applications to participate in the humanitarian mission to the Oticon Clinic in Parintins, a non-profit clinic serving Brazil’s most impoverished communities. The collaborative expedition aims to enable volunteer audiologists to support sustainable hearing care to children and adults from more than 300 local communities that surround Parintins. Currently, these communities have access to limited or no basic health or welfare services.Read More >>

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Foundations Will Sponsor Travel, Expenses for Two Practitioners Willing to Donate Time and Expertise

SOMERSET, NJ March 20– This fall, the Oticon Hearing Foundation, in partnership with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF), will underwrite the cost for two audiologists to join a unique humanitarian mission to remote riverfront communities near Parintins, Brazil. Read More >>

 

 

 

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