Educational Audiology Resource Links

These resources were compiled for the How can I advocate for educational audiology…when the service doesn’t exist? presentation ~ 2018 Best Practices in Mainstreaming Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Conference, Rochester, NY

If you came to the presentation, I’m glad you made your way here!  I hope you can use these resources to support your #EdAudAdvocacy!


Educational Audiology Association (EAA): Educational Audiologist Role Defined (Link)


What does the law say?

Educational Audiology Association (EAA): Educational Audiology Services Under IDEA: Pertinent Regulations (link opens a PDF)

Consideration of Special Factors when developing an IEP: Communication Needs, Especially When Child is Deaf or Hard of Hearing (link)

Educational Audiology Association (EAA): Audiology Services under a 504 (link opens a PDF)


General educational audiology resources

Wrightslaw.com: Children with Hearing Loss Need an Educational Audiologist on their Education Team (link)

Raising and Educating Deaf Children website: Separating the Roles of Teachers of the Deaf and Educational Audiologists (link)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA): Guidelines for Audiology Provision in and for Schools (link)  Share with the SLP at your school!


Pertinent Educational Audiology Association (EAA) Advocacy Documents

THANK YOU EAA for granting permission to post here! For additional advocacy documents and EAA position statements, please see www.edaud.org

16 Reason Why Your School Needs an Educational Audiologist (link opens a PDF)

*Supporting Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Shared and Suggested Roles of Educational Audiologists, Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Speech-Language Pathologists (link opens a PDF)

Guidelines for Developing Contracts for School-Based Audiology Services (a resource for clinical audiologists who want to develop this service) (link opens a PDF)


Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Scope and Sequence of Practice

Council of Exceptional Children (CEC) Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness – Position Statement: Teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing: A critical resource needed for legal compliance CEC-TODs Critical Resource Needed for Legal Compliance (opens PDF document)

Council of Exceptional Children (CEC) and Council of Education for the Deaf (CED)  Standards for Teacher of the Deaf Programs (link)

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) Optimizing Outcomes for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Educational Service Guidelines (2019)  (link downloads a PDF)