• ADA launches student mentor program, supported by $25,000 grant from AFA. ADA awards $5,000 in scholarships ($1000 each) to members enrolled in distance Au.D. programs.
  • ADA and AAA jointly launch a new accrediting body for audiology, the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) in order to promote a more robust program accreditation process that stands independent of any membership organization.