Need advice on new aids

Ward R Drennan wdrennan at
Mon Jan 15 12:24:26 EST 1996

In article <4dcfuo$s19 at>,
system PRIVILEGED account <jne5873 at> wrote:
>Just to add fuel to the fire....
>Do you think the audiologists out there SHOULD know how to sign?  If
>their clients are mainly hard-of-hearing and deaf, shouldn't they know
>how to communicate with them?

I think a semester of sign is required in our program.
That's not enough but a deaf person could always choose a signing audiologist.
Most clients probably don't sign anyway. 

Ward Drennan
Indiana University
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences   

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