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Official Statement from Speech and Hearing BC (SHBC) FDA Releases Final Rule for OTC Hearing Aids

On August 16, 2022, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its final rule for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. This historic rule established a new regulatory category for OTC hearing aids by allowing direct purchases from stores and online retailers without needing an audiologist’s medical exam or audiological evaluation, prescription, or verification. While…
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Early Bird Deadline September 19 for Virtual Conference

Don’t miss the early bird registration deadline of September 19th to register for the 2022 Speech and Hearing BC Virtual Conference. Click here for the registration link and conference information including sessions and presenters.  
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Joint World Congress on Stuttering and Cluttering comes to Montreal

The Joint World Congress on Stuttering and Cluttering (JWCSC) is taking place in Montreal (Canada) from May 27 to 30, 2022. The Congress provides a great opportunity for Canadian speech-language pathologists to share and acquire additional knowledge and insights about stuttering and cluttering, and to network with professionals and students from around the world. To…
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UNDRIP Declaration Action Plan

The Provincial Government has released the Declaration Act Action Plan today which outlines how BC will bring the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) into harmony with its work over the next five years.
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SAC’s Speech Language Pathology Conference in Vancouver April 28 – 30, 2022

The 2022 SAC Speech Language Pathology Conference has shifted to an all virtual event forĀ  April 28th – 30th. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the SAC Conference virtually!
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