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Audiology Services

Audiology offers diagnostic services for adolescents and adults with known or suspected hearing disorders, such as hearing loss and auditory processing disorders.  Appropriate recommendations to reduce the impact of these disorders are provided.  Services include audiological evaluation, auditory processing evaluation, hearing aid fitting and orientation, verification and functional gain testing and hearing aid rechecks.  The WWRC Audiologist is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Assistive Listening and Alerting Devices Center

In this program, the audiologist provides evaluation, consultation, and training for clients who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Services include the selection and use of a variety of assistive devices to help the client with obtaining and maintaining work and to live independently in their communities. Consultation is also available to rehabilitation counselors, case managers, employers, and other interested individuals regarding the selection and use of assistive listening devices.  Some examples of ASLs include:

  • Microphones for use with hearing aids
  • Amplified stethoscopes
  • FM systems
  • Neckloops for telecoils or Bluetooth streaming
  • Telephones with visual and/or vibrotactile signals
  • Amplified telephones
  • Smoke detectors
  • Motion detectors
  • Personal listening systems
Pictures of several assistive listening devices. Pictures of several assistive listening devices. Pictures of several assistive listening devices.

Contact Information

Email: Assistive Computer Technology (AssistiveComputerTechInfo@wwrc.virginia.gov)

Phone: 800-345-9972, Ext. 5403327117 or 540-332-7117 | TTY 800-811-7893