Adam Ireland was born in Xenia, Ohio. He grew up in the shadows of Disneyland in Garden Grove (Orange County), California. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Communicative Disorders from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) in 1997. During this time he became interested in Otoacoustic Emissions and hearing aids. He received his Master of Arts degree with honors in Audiology from California State University, Long Beach in 1999. He also received the Outstanding Student Research Award for his Master’s thesis entitled “Effects of Sample Size (Frame) on the Noise Floor and Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions in Normal-Hearing Women”. This thesis was later published in Scandinavian Audiology, Volume 29, Number 2, 2000. Adam received his Doctorate of Audiology degree (Au.D.) With honors in 2014 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences and A. T. Still University. His Clinical Fellowship was completed at HEARx, a nationally recognized provider of hearing aids and hearing services, in Riverside, California, where he began his career in 1999. He was awarded by manufacturers and civic groups on several occasions for delivering outstanding service to individuals and to the community. He specializes in identifying and helping hard of hearing patients by fitting them with hearing aids, FM systems and aural rehabilitation. He also performs balance testing (VNG), Otoacoustic Emission testing as well as all other testing related to audiology.
Shellie Sacco Norton received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from the University of Utah in 2005 and 2009. Prior to joining the team at Family Audiology, she worked at Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind assisting kids and adolescence with their hearing needs. Through this experience, she acquired great knowledge and a love for working with the pediatric population. Shellie has received extensive training in all areas of hearing testing and hearing aid technology. She is committed to providing excellent care and finding personalized solutions for all her patients and their hearing loss. Shellie has also had the opportunity to travel several times to Guatemala with a non-profit organization and share the gift of hearing in that country with those in need. Shellie is married and has 2 small boys that like to keep her on her toes. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, exercising and reading. Shellie is a certified member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Rachel has been with Family Audiology since 2008. She handles all aspects of Family Audiology’s accounting, including patient and insurance billing. Rachel is married with 3 sons. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, gardening, cooking, and especially spending time with her family.