The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) highlight several of ASHA's practice policies and related resources, which are also available by contacting the ASHA Action Center at 800-498-2071.
If your question is not listed here, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Audiologists are healthcare professionals who provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, and other auditory disorders for people of all ages. For more information, visit ASHA's Hearing and Balance webpage.
Please refer to Scope of Practice in Audiology.
Please refer to Preferred Practice Patterns for the Profession of Audiology.
This information is available on ASHA's Billing & Reimbursement site.
If you have questions relating to scope of practice, coding and reimbursement, hearing conservation, certification, or other professional topics, contact the Audiology Professional Practices unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Action Center at 800-498-2071.
Please visit ASHA's Considering and Pursuing a PhD webpage.
For more information about maintaining your ASHA certification, please visit the Certification website, send your questions via e-mail to email@example.com, or call 800-498-2071 and ask to speak to someone about maintaining certification.
Let ASHA help connect you with your existing customers and potential customers by using the media and other public relations tools.
Register with ASHA ProFind, ASHA's free referral service.
Have a product or service to sell? Advertise through ASHA publications. We can deliver your marketing message to 150,000 audiologists, speech, language pathologists and students. Choose one—or several—of ASHA's publications to promote your products or services.
Look for products and continuing education programs related to marketing and business practices at ASHA's Online Store.
Don't find an answer to your question about marketing here? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASHA documents on (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders:
These documents are available online in ASHA Practice Policy. You may also request a copy by contacting ASHA's Audiology Professional Practices unit via e-mail at email@example.com or calling ASHA's Action Center at 800-498-2071.
Additional ASHA resources:
For additional information on central auditory processing disorders, contact ASHA's Audiology Professional Practices unit via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, ASHA's Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Issues unit via e-mail at email@example.com, or call ASHA's Action Center at 800-498-2071.
Related link: Learning Disabilities Association
ASHA documents on Occupational Hearing Conservation
These documents are available online in ASHA Practice Policy.
The following ASHA products contain information pertaining to occupational hearing conservation:
Please refer to the Work Setting Resource for Educational/Pediatric Audiologists.
Printable handouts are available from ASHA's Patient Education Handouts webpage.
Please refer to the Advocacy webpages, maintained by ASHA's Government Relations Team.
Four Special Interest Groups (SIGs) (6, 7, 8, and 9) focus on audiology issues. SIGs come together to offer continuing education opportunities for their affiliates, who will be able to earn ASHA CEUs at no additional cost. Visit the ASHA website for a description of all SIGs and how to connect with these groups. Two other SIGs that may be of interest to pediatric and educational audiologists are SIG 16 (School-Based Issues) and SIG 14 (Cultural and Linguistic Diversity).
Below is information about SIGs that may be of particular interest to pediatric or educational audiologists: