This document was prepared by the American Academy of Audiology Task Force on Pediatric Amplification. The specific goal of this document is to provide a set of statements, recommendations, and strategies for best practices specific to the application of amplification as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for the audiological management of children with hearing loss.
This position statement supersedes the 1993 “Position Statement: Auditory Integration Training.”
This document has been retired. It is the position of the American Academy of Audiology that every person seeking treatment of hearing disorders through the use of amplification devices receive a comprehensive audiological evaluation prior to purchase.
The Joint Audiology Committee on Clinical Practice Algorithms and Statements was established to achieve consensus and identify areas in which common policy for the entire profession would benefit recipients of care and to define clinical practice patterns and guidelines by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, additional relevant positions and products of the American Academy of Audiology, and the goal of the US Department of Veterans Affairs to establish clinical guidelines including step-by-step decision trees called clinical algorithms.
This document has been retired. This position statement provides the Educational Audiology Association position on auditory integration therapy and supports the position put forth by both the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
This document has been retired. See 2019 Clinical Practice Guideline: Cochlear Implants; American Cochlear Implant Alliance Task Force Guidelines for Determining Cochlear Implant Candidacy in Children, endorsed by the American Academy of Audiology; and American Cochlear Implant Alliance Task Force Guidelines for Clinical Assessment and Management of Cochlear Implantation in Children with Single-Sided Deafness, endorsed by the American Academy of Audiology.
This document has been retired and replaced by the 2010 “American Academy of Audiology Position Statement on Auditory Integration Training.”