Adult Hearing Screening Content Development


Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject matter experts who were involved in the development of the Adult Hearing Screening page: 

  • Kathleen Cienkowski, PhD, CCC-A
  • Deborah Culbertson, PhD, CCC-A
  • Kathryn Dowd, AuD, CCC-A
  • Wafaa Kaf, PhD, CCC-A
  • Anna Kharlamova Meehan, AuD, CCC-A
  • Anne Olson, PhD, CCC-A 
  • Gabrielle Saunders, PhD
  • Pamela Souza, PhD, CCC-A
  • Barbara Weinstein, PhD, CCC-A 

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Screening for Impairment, Handicap, and Middle Ear Disorders (Technical Report on Audiologic Screening) and the members of the Panel on Audiologic Assessment (Guidelines for Audiologic Screening) whose work was foundational to the development of this content.

Members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Screening for Impairment, Handicap, and Middle Ear Disorders were Robert Nozza (chair), Judith Gravel, Joan Martilla, Michael Nerbonne, Diane Scott, Thayne Smedley, and Jo Williams (ex officio). Guidance on the report was provided by Jean Lovrinic, vice president for governmental and social policies (1991-1993).

The Panel on Audiologic Assessment was led by Chie Craig (chair). The adult working group included Sabina Schwan (coordinator), Gary Jacobson, and Wayne Olson. Evelyn Cherow served as ex officio. Larry Higdon served as the monitoring Executive Board Officer.

Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for this Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.). Adult Hearing Screening (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from

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