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Speech, Language and Hearing Service Providers | Audiologist | Assistive Technology Practitioner in Honolulu, Hawaii

DefinitionTaxonomy code 231HA2400X corresponds to professionals specializing as Assistive Technology Practitioners within the category of Speech, Language, and Hearing Service Providers. Here's an explanation of this classification: Audiologist: An audiologist is a healthcare professional trained in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of hearing and balance disorders. Audiologists conduct hearing tests, evaluate hearing loss, provide hearing aids and assistive listening devices, and offer counseling and rehabilitation services to individuals with hearing impairment. They work in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and private practices, to help patients of all ages improve their communication and quality of life. Speech, Language, and Hearing Service Providers: This category encompasses healthcare professionals specializing in the evaluation and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and other related professionals work together to assess and address communication and swallowing difficulties in individuals across the lifespan. They provide a range of services, including diagnostic evaluations, therapy, counseling, and the prescription of assistive devices to support communication and enhance quality of life. Specialization: Assistive Technology Practitioner: Assistive Technology Practitioners are professionals who specialize in evaluating, selecting, and providing assistive technology devices and services to individuals with disabilities or other functional limitations. These practitioners assess clients' needs, recommend appropriate assistive technology solutions, and provide training and support to ensure effective use of assistive devices. In the context of audiology, Assistive Technology Practitioners may prescribe and fit hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, and other assistive listening devices to help individuals with hearing loss improve their communication abilities and participate more fully in daily activities. Professionals with taxonomy code 231HA2400X, such as Audiologists specializing as Assistive Technology Practitioners, have expertise in selecting and fitting assistive technology solutions for individuals with hearing loss or other communication challenges. They play a crucial role in helping patients access and utilize assistive devices to overcome barriers to communication and enhance their independence and quality of life.
GroupingSpeech, Language and Hearing Service Providers
SpecializationAssistive Technology Practitioner

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231HA2500XAssistive Technology Supplier