Audience: Students & Families
Office: Early Childhood & Student Services
Funding Source: Fee for Service
Audiologists provide hearing support services to students ages 5 through 21 from various Berks County school districts. These services may include: providing educationally relevant hearing evaluations; interpreting audiological assessment results for parents and school personnel; and making recommendations about the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, assistive technology devices, and group and classroom amplification.
Other services include ensuring the proper fit and functioning of hearing aids and other auditory devices; providing services in the areas of speech reading, listening, and communication strategies; academic support; use and care of amplification, including cochlear implants; and self-management of hearing aids.