Speech and Language Screening for Audiologists Speech and language screening by audiologists is not new, although few audiologists screen speech and language, which should be an integral component of the audiological evaluation. This article considers ASHA’s views about speech and language screening by audiologists, screening tests available to audiologists, and the training of audiologists to screen ... Perspective
Perspective  |   December 01, 2000
Speech and Language Screening for Audiologists
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mary Pannbacker
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
    Department of Communication Disorders, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71104
  • Barbara Batchelor
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
  • Lori Binderim
    Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX
  • Corresponding author: e-mail: comdmdp@lsumc.edu
Article Information
Hearing Disorders / Language Disorders / Perspectives
Perspective   |   December 01, 2000
Speech and Language Screening for Audiologists
American Journal of Audiology, December 2000, Vol. 9, 59-62. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2000/per006)
History: Received August 2, 1999 , Accepted April 17, 2000
 
American Journal of Audiology, December 2000, Vol. 9, 59-62. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2000/per006)
History: Received August 2, 1999; Accepted April 17, 2000

Speech and language screening by audiologists is not new, although few audiologists screen speech and language, which should be an integral component of the audiological evaluation. This article considers ASHA’s views about speech and language screening by audiologists, screening tests available to audiologists, and the training of audiologists to screen speech and language.

Acknowledgments
Portions of this article were presented as a poster session at the 1998 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association  Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
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