Guidelines and Standards

Guidelines and Standards

The American Academy of Audiology's Bylaws, Policies and Procedures, Code of Ethics, organizational structure and current strategic plan, position statements, guidelines, reports, Scope of Practice, and Standards of Practice are key strategic documents essential to the Academy and the audiology profession. This area includes these resources and more, organized by topic.

Guideline for Guidelines

The Guidelines and Strategic Documents Committee has recently revised our process and developed a Guideline for Guidelines. This guideline is an overview of the types of documents, the process in which they are developed and reviewed, and the criteria that should be included in each document.

Guidelines and Strategic Documents by Category

To find information, simply click on the broad topic below for a list of related resources and links.

Adult Diagnostics

Adult Rehabilitation & Hearing Aids

Adult Screening

Aging Issues

Captioned Phone Services 

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)

Classroom Acoustics

Cochlear Implants


Hearing Assistance Technologies

Hearing Conservation

Humanitarian Issues

Infant/Young Children Identification and Assessment

Musicians and Music Industry

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids

Pediatric Diagnostics

Pediatric Rehabilitation & Hearing Aids


Professional Issues

Ototoxicity Monitoring