Deaf or Hard of Hearing (HOH)

 The following professionals are considered qualified to evaluate and diagnose a hearing impairment:

  • Otorhinolaryngologists (ENT)
  • Otologists
  • Audiologists

Documentation should also include the following information:

  • Discussion of type, degree and configuration of hearing loss, including frequency and intensity
  • Description of any audiological technologies currently used (e.g., hearing aids, assistive listening devices, cochlear implant, sign language interpreters, real-time captioning (please include specific brand names, model #, etc. if applicable)

In lieu of a report, your treatment provider can complete the disability verification form:  pdf format or Microsoft Word (.doc) format