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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Audiology

Audiology


Description of Services

Audiological services are provided as a means of assessing degree and type of hearing impairment and its educational significance. This service is provided through a diagnostic audiology clinic which is available for evaluation of hearing sensitivity, hearing aid evaluations, and hearing aid checks.

 

Types of Services

A complete audiological clinic is located at:
Oakland Meadow School
590 Old Snellville Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Services at the facility include:

  • Pure tone air and bone conduction testing
  • Video otoscopy
  • Audiometric speech evaluation (word reception and recognition)
  • Hearing aid checks
  • Electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids
  • Otoacoustic emissions testing
  • Evaluation and fitting of FM systems


Itinerant screening is performed within the individual school for students in the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program. Follow-up testing for students who do not pass the original screening or special education hearing screening is provided.

This service includes:

  • Pure tone air and bone conduction
  • Tympanometry
  • Hearing aid/FM systems checks
  • Otoacoustic emissions screening

 

Referral Procedure

Referrals are made directly to the Audiology Clinic at Oakland Meadow School by calling 770-513-6824. Referrals are accepted from:

  • Physician
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist
  • Parent
  • Psychologist/social worker

 

Eligibility

Any Gwinnett County resident, from age three through high school graduation, is eligible for these services. A student undergoing testing for GCPS special education placement may be seen at age 2 ½ years.

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