The mission of the NJAA is to promote audiology as the primary profession in New Jersey for the delivery of hearing and balance care and to facilitate the ability of our members to identify, diagnose, treat, and prevent hearing and balance disorders through professional education, public awareness, and research initiatives.
I am honored and excited to extend a heartfelt welcome to each of you as the newly appointed President of our esteemed New Jersey Academy of Audiology. It is with great enthusiasm and a deep sense of responsibility that I embark on this journey to serve you and advance the field of audiology in our state.
Our association has a rich history of fostering collaboration, promoting excellence, and advocating for the well-being of both our profession and the individuals we serve. I am committed to building upon these foundations and working tirelessly to ensure that our members continue to thrive in an ever-evolving healthcare landscape.
As we navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, I am eager to engage with each of you, tapping into your expertise, experiences, and innovative ideas. Together, we will explore new frontiers, enhance professional development opportunities, and champion the highest standards of care for those with hearing and balance disorders.
I encourage you to actively participate in the various initiatives, events, and educational programs we will be organizing throughout the year. Your involvement is key to the success of our association, and your contributions will shape the future of audiology in our state.
In the spirit of unity and collaboration, I invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and aspirations for our association. Let us work together to create a vibrant community that not only supports the growth of our profession, but also advocates for the well-being of the individuals who depend on our expertise.
Thank you for entrusting me with the privilege of leading our state organization. I am confident that, through our collective efforts, we will achieve new heights and make a lasting impact on the lives of those we serve.
Here's to a productive and inspiring year ahead!
Michelle Neidleman Kennedy
Once again NJSHA is partnering with NJAA to co-sponsor the Audiology Program at the NJSHA convention. We are excited about the new venue and expanded opportunities for in-person audiology continuing education. In addition to the exclusive audiology speakers highlighted below, there are "dual interest" sessions on topics including DEI, Supervision, Counseling, Auditory Processing Disorders and more. See the NJSHA website for more information and to register. https://www.njsha.org/
We hope to see you in Atlantic City in May!
FDA Ruling on OTC Hearing Aids
Demystifying New Jersey’s newly established Single Licensure law:
If you hold a current license to practice Audiology in the State of New Jersey and are in
good standing, you are automatically allowed to dispense hearing aids under that license
and do not need to retain a separate Hearing Aid Dispensing License.
If you plan to supervise any non-audiologist for a Hearing Aid dispensing License you
must retain your Hearing Aid Dispensing License and abide by the regulations for
If you are a preceptor supervising students, they are functioning under your supervision
and subsequently your audiology license and therefore you are responsible for them in
their practice of hearing aids.
If you have specific questions please contact the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs.
Vacant Position: Secretary
NJAA is looking for an audiologist to fulfill the role of secretary. The responsibilities of secretary are available upon request. Interested applicants should contact NJAA via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who We Are
Founded in 1992, the NJAA has served as a resource for professional and consumers in New Jersey. As audiologists we are professionals who use all of the tools at our disposal to identify and treat hearing, balance, tinnitus and other auditory disorders in individuals across the lifespan.
Board of Directors
President - Michelle Neidleman Kennedy, AuD
Why Become a Member
As a member of NJAA you will have access to: