Training Pediatric Audiologists: One Program's Solution. Wendy D. Hanks, Ph.D. R. Steven Ackley, Ph.D. Carol LaSasso, Ph.D. Gallaudet University Washington, D.C. Rankings: 13 Obstacles to Quality EHDI Programs White, 2004. Educational Audiology Association Position Statement.
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Wendy D. Hanks, Ph.D.
R. Steven Ackley, Ph.D.
Carol LaSasso, Ph.D.
“The demand for qualified early intervention specialists is rapidly increasing……Training programs are also needed to develop skilled professionals from the ranks of audiology, speech-language pathology, deaf education, and early childhood regular and special education.”
Adding Needed Pediatric Areas Without Adding Resources?
Students Need All Areas of Audiology for Licensure / Certification
Funding for Students/Making them MarketablePediatric Audiologists:Training Dilemma
FundingGallaudet University’s First Steps
Infant / Toddler
(< 3 years)
University for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and those programs that support Deafness and Hearing Loss
Strong AR component to the curriculum
ASL proficiency is required
Located in a large metropolitan area with many audiological resourcesWho We Are…