ASHA Practice Policy Documents for Educational/Pediatric Audiologists
All of the ASHA Practice Policy documents are available to the public and professionals. ASHA's Practice Portal offers one-stop access to resources to guide evidence-based decision-making.
- Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) - Supplement to the JCIH 2007 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Intervention Following Confirmation That a Child Is Deaf or Hard of Hearing (2013)
- Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Schools (2010)
- Guidelines for Audiologists Providing Informational and Adjustment Counseling to Families of Infants and Young Children With Hearing Loss Birth to 5 Years of Age (2008)
- Loss to Follow-Up in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention - Technical Report (2008)
- Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) - JCIH Year 2007 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Programs, Executive Summary [PDF]
- Preferred Practice Patterns for the Profession of Audiology (2006)
- Roles, Knowledge, and Skills: Audiologists Providing Clinical Services to Infants and Young Children Birth to 5 Years of Age (2006)
- (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders-The Role of the Audiologist - Position Statement (2005)
- Guidelines for Manual Pure-Tone Threshold Audiometry (2005)
- Auditory Integration Training Position Statement, Technical Report (2004)
- Cochlear Implants - Technical Report (2004)
- Preferred Practice Patterns for the Profession of Speech-Language Pathology (2004)
- Roles of Speech-Language Pathologists and Teachers of Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Development of Communicative and Linguistic Competence - Position Statement, Technical Report, Guidelines (2004)
- Guidelines for Competencies in Auditory Evoked Potential Measurement and Clinical Applications - Knowledge and Skills (2003)
- Appropriate School Facilities for Students With Speech-Language-Hearing Disorders - Technical Report (2002)
- Guidelines for Audiology Service Provision in and for Schools (2002)
- Guidelines for Fitting and Monitoring FM Systems (2002)
- Knowledge and Skills Required for the Practice of Audiologic/Aural Rehabilitation (2001)
- Inclusive Practices for Children and Youths With Communication Disorders - Position Statement (1996)
- Electrical Stimulation for Cochlear Implant Selection and Rehabilitation - Guidelines, Knowledge and Skills, Position Statement (1992)
- External Auditory Canal Examination and Cerumen Management - Guidelines, Knowledge and Skills, Position Statement (1992)
- Amplification as a Remediation Technique for Children With Normal Peripheral Hearing - Technical Report (1991)
- Learning Disabilities: Issues on Definition - Relevant Paper (1991)
- The Use of FM Amplification Instruments for Infants and Preschool Children With Hearing Impairment - Position Statement (1991)
- Tympanometry Tutorial - Relevant Paper (1988)
- Learning Disabilities and the Preschool Child - Position Statement (1987)
ASHA's Peer-Reviewed Journals
All five ASHA scientific journals are available online, with an archive going back to 1970. The American Journal of Audiology (AJA), Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR) (hearing section), and Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups offers several types of opportunities for earning ASHA continuing education units (CEUs).
School Setting Resources for Audiologists
Helpful information regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, school funding, classroom acoustics, and a variety of school setting resources has been gathered on the School Setting Resources for Audiologists webpage.
ASHA's IDEA Website
Visit ASHA's IDEA website for links to resources and issue briefs regarding IDEA Parts B and C.
Free publications are available from the U.S. Department of Education.
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)
- Focused Topics in Audiology—Locate detailed information about coding and reimbursement, hearing detection and conservation, hearing loss and related disorders, multicultural topics, practice management, rehabilitation, and technology.
- ASHA Now e-newsletter—Read the current issue and learn how to subscribe.
Coding and Reimbursement Resources
Continuing Education Opportunities
ASHA Professional Development offers individual ASHA CE courses that are available for ASHA continuing education units (CEUs). Or for one convenient annual fee, you can now have unlimited access to our catalog of practical, evidence-based online courses with the ASHA Learning Pass.
Special Interest Groups
Four Special Interest Groups (SIGs) (6, 7, 8, and 9) focus on audiology issues. SIGs offer continuing education opportunities at no additional cost for affiliates (members in the SIGs).
Below is information about SIGs that may be of particular interest to educational/pediatric audiologists:
Patient/Consumer Education Materials
Education newsletters and other consumer information brochures and leaflets are a valuable resource for educational/pediatric audiologists.
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Professional and Consumer Organizations
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