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18 November, 2020 - Hearing Health Alliance of Canada

The Hearing Health Alliance of Canada (HHAC), of which SAC is a part, is conducting a survey of people in Canada who experience hearing loss. The purpose of this research is to gain insights about the experiences of people with hearing difficulties...

13 November, 2020 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced that the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) has been selected to lead an assessment focused on the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Canada.  An oversight panel will provide leadership...

10 November, 2020 - SAC

Official Statement on the Use of Transparent Masks A new info sheet on the impact of masks on communication and what members of the public can do to improve communication when wearing a mask. (updated August 21, 2020) Update on...

06 November, 2020 - Communication Disabilities Access Canada

In 2010, Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Recognition that people with disabilities enjoy legal capacity on an equal basis is at the core of Article 12 of the CRPD....

29 October, 2020 - Queen's University Belfast

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast in Ireland are running a study on swallowing intervention outcomes in critical care and are seeking participants who have an interest in, experience or knowledge of dysphagia in critical...

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