Most d/Deaf or hard-of-hearing students need audiological support as part of their school special-education services. To meet this need, audiologists in clinical practice are encouraged to support their student patients. To assist, this article offers guidance regarding the audiologist’s potential contributions to the individualized education program (IEP) and the experiences of non-school-based audiologists.
Topic(s): non-school-based practice, Individualized Education Programs, audiology, hard-of-hearing students
The Educational Audiology Association (EAA) recently developed and approved a scope of practice (SOP) for audiologists who work in educational settings. The SOP describes essential practice areas that are unique to the practice of educational audiology (EAA, 2019).
Topic(s): Education, clinical audiology, remote-microphone system