Chattering Children is searching for a pediatric audiologist with at least five years experience in cochlear implant programming, pre and post implant assessment, hearing aid selection, verification, troubleshooting, and consultation. Additional services include Auditory Processing Disorder evaluations, parent support and counseling, multi-disciplinary teaming, as well as longitudinal research and data collection.
Chattering Children is a non-profit clinic providing an array of services for individuals with hearing loss in the community. Housed in The River School, our clinical team includes professionals with training in audiology, deaf education, speech language pathology, psychology, and occupational therapy.
Please visit www.chatteringchildren.org for more information on our program. If interested, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Au.D., (Ph.D. optional)
DC Audiology License
Pediatric diagnostic testing experience
Cochlear implant programming and troubleshooting experience
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Chattering Children is a non-profit agency providing an array of services for children with hearing loss and their families. Programs are anchored by Auditory-Verbal Therapy both at our MacArthur Boulevard Center and throughout the Washington Metropolitan Region. The transdisciplinary staff includes professionals in audiology, deaf education, and speech language pathology with specific expertise i...n the oral language development of children with hearing loss. Team members are skilled in the use of state-of-the-art hearing technology and act as coaches and guides for families to support development of auditory skills, to facilitate spoken language, to create supportive listening environments, and to integrate listening and language into the routines of family life. Ongoing formal and informal diagnostic assessments are used to develop individualized treatment plans, to monitor progress and to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention for the child and family.
In addition to center-based therapy, Chattering Children partners with public and private agencies to provide innovative programs for children and families and to support professionals in the field of hearing loss. Educational services and early intervention are provided through contracts with school districts and local agencies. Expertise of the organization is shared through professional development programs, and parent workshops. Innovative programs to target listening and language for children with hearing loss include theater workshops for elementary students, music-based classes for preschoolers and parents, and targeted academic support for children with hearing loss. Chattering Children also works with leaders on the state and national level to advocate for issues related to early identification and intervention.