ARA's mission is to promote excellence in hearing care through the provision of rehabilitative and habilitative services.
The Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology (ARA) is a multidisciplinary organization composed of individuals whose professional work is dedicated to fostering and stimulating education, research, and interest in audiologic habilitative and rehabilitative components of hearing care. The primary purpose of ARA is to promote excellence in hearing care by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and experiences with the audiologic habilitative and rehabilitative components of hearing care. Our organization serves as a public policy advocate for audiologic rehabilitative and habilitative services.
ARA promotes a patient-first approach which fosters:
Better patient outcomes
Reduced hearing aid return rate
Better rapport with patients
Increased referrals to friends from satisfied patients
Greater patient ability to manage hearing difficulties
Improved patient quality of life