Thank you for reading our newest edition of the Advocacy Alert Newsletter from the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA). The SAA Advocacy Committee is excited to bring this newsletter to students, with hopes of providing an opportunity for engagement, empowerment, and leadership among future professionals in audiology. We hope that you will engage others by starting conversations and sharing this publication with colleagues, professionals, and friends. Thank you for reading! And most importantly, thank you for ADVOCATING!
- An interview with Texas Academy of Audiology Governmental Liaison, Matt Lyon
- Pending federal legislation, Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 (H.R. 1652)
- Current state legislation for Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Ohio, Connecticut, and New Jersey
Visit the SAA Advocacy Tools webpage for additional information and resources. Thank you to the SAA Advocacy Committee, Kate Thomas, Senior Director of Advocacy and Reimbursement, and Matt Lyon for researching, analyzing, and compiling all the information for our latest advocacy update!
Anna Marie Jilla, SAA Advocacy Chair