Ellen Avoletta

Ellen Avoletta
Ellen Avoletta

Ellen Avoletta is a third year Doctor of Audiology student at Illinois State University. She has an interest in pediatric audiology, and has recently earned a Listening and Spoken Language Graduate Certificate through the School of Deaf Education at ISU as a part of the pediatric audiology specialty track. Ellen is actively involved in humanitarian outreach in her community through the Special Olympics Healthy Hearing initiative and ISU’s Student Academy of Audiology. She is extremely excited to take her passion for audiology and humanitarian outreach to Brazil.



Posts by Ellen Avoletta

  • Back Home

    I can't believe the trip is over!  This was truly a life changing experience.  I have never participated in a humanitarian mission in another country before, and I have never experienced another cul..Read more

  • Free Time: November 22 & 23, 2014

    November 22, 2014 Yesterday morning Dr. Bondurant, Davison, and I did some souvenir shopping.  We had a lot of fun and bought some great gifts for family and friends.  We took so..Read more

  • Clinic: November 19 & 20, 2014

    November 19, 2014 This morning there was a new addition to breakfast, fried bananas.  They are so good!  I almost ate the entire plate.  Of course, Vanessa took our morning brea..Read more

  • Clinic: November 17 & 18, 2014

    November 17,2014 This morning we had an amazing breakfast cooked by Luh!  There was a delicious spread of bread, purple potatoes, eggs, corn cake, fresh fruit, tapioca rolls, and ..Read more

  • Arrival: November 15 & 16, 2014

    We got into Manaus late last night around midnight.  We met Davison, our translator, for the first time.  He picked us up at the airport with a driver and helped us check-in at the hotel.  Davison ..Read more

  • Pre-Trip

    I am so excited to have been selected for this amazing humanitarian trip by the Oticon Hearing Foundation and the American Academy of Audiology!  What is even more exciting is that my wonderful profe..Read more