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Hearing Aids For Adults 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 Hearing Aids for Adults page.

  • Jayne Ahlstrom, MS, CCC-A
  • Samira Anderson, PhD, CCC-A
  • Kathryn Arehart, PhD, CCC-A
  • Ruth Bentler, PhD, CCC-A
  • Kathleen Cienkowski, PhD, CCC-A
  • Deborah Culbertson, PhD, CCC-A
  • Jeffrey DiGiovanni, PhD, CCC-A
  • Elizabeth Humphrey, AuD, CCC-A
  • Jani Johnson, PhD, CCC-A
  • Francis Kuk, PhD, CCC-A
  • Jill Preminger, PhD, CCC-A
  • Barbara Weinstein, PhD, CCC-A

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the Committee were Michael Valente (chair), Ruth Bentler, Holly S. Kaplan (ex officio), Richard Seewald, Timothy Trine, and Dennis Van Vliet. Lawrence W. Higdon, ASHA vice president for professional practices in audiology (1994-1997), served as monitoring vice president.

Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for the Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.). Hearing Aids for Adults (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from

Content Disclaimer: The Practice Portal, ASHA policy documents, and guidelines contain information for use in all settings; however, members must consider all applicable local, state and federal requirements when applying the information in their specific work setting.