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Make a Difference: Work with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students

Educational Audiologist: Identifies hearing loss through diagnostic testing; guides students, families, and school teams during identification, diagnosis and habilitation of hearing loss; provides access through hearing assistive technology.

Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Teaches literacy, auditory, communication, and self-advocacy skills; supports students, families, and school teams to promote academic and social success.

Educational Sign Language Interpreter: Facilitates communication and access in the classroom using a sign language system that is familiar to the deaf/hard of hearing student.

If you are interested in working for one of Iowa’s AEAs in one of these fulfilling careers, contact Tori Carsrud at

Independent survey results show that local schools count on Iowa’s AEAs for excellence in special education; educational services; and instruction, media, and technology.