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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

98% of educators surveyed report that they are satisfied with audiology/hearing and vision services.