Interpreting the Audiogram Meaningfully

by Karen Anderson

The audiogram is a chart that depicts how well a person detects sound. Skillful interpretation is needed to provide useful information about how well a student may be able to access speech in typical school settings and to share this information with others.

Course Curriculum

    1. Interpreting the Audiogram - 90 minutes

    2. Quiz - Interpreting the Audiogram

    3. COURSE EVALUATION - Interpreting the Audiogram Meaningfully

    4. ASHA Verification Form - Interpreting the Audiogram Meaningfully

    5. LSLS CEU Letter - Interpreting the Audiogram Meaningfully

    6. ISBE Professional Development Hours

    7. More Options for Success

Learner Outcomes

  • Describe components of the audiogram and Relate the audiogram to audibility and speech perception
  • Provide ways in which the impact of the hearing loss can be described, based on what we know from the audiogram
  • Ways to verify auditory function and further explain the impact of the hearing los

Meet Your Instructor

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson PhD has worked in clinical, public school and state-level (EHDI) settings to address the needs of children with hearing loss. She is Director of Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss, providing online resources for professionals and families. Karen is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, has received national recognition awards in educational audiology. She is the author or co-author of many practical checklists, such as the SIFTER, LIFE-R, and CHILD and co-author of the book Building Skills for School Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom with Kathy Arnoldi and other publications sold through Supporting Success.