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Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board

The Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board, in accordance with Chapter 4747 of the Ohio Revised Code, oversees the practice of fitting and selling hearing aids in Ohio. The Board is responsible for examining and licensing individuals and businesses that practice in the state, and for monitoring compliance with the Board’s laws and rules.

New! eLicense.Ohio.gov temporary downtime

As part of the Board consolidation process pursuant to Am. Sub. H.B. 49, eLicense.Ohio.gov will be unavailable beginning 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2018 through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018.

During this time, licensees will not be able to log in to their account to complete any transactions, including license renewal. Licensees who do not renew their license prior to January 19 will not be able to renew their license until January 22.

The deadline to renew your hearing aid fitters or dealers license in January 30, 2018. Go to eLicense.Ohio.gov to renew your license.

Board consolidation and transition

Use this link to download an important announcement regarding the new State Speech and Hearing Professionals Board; the result of the upcoming merger of the Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board and the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The new Board becomes effective January 21, 2018.

CE tracking system

In order to simplify your license renewal process, we have partnered with CE Broker as our official CE tracking system. Go to the Board’s Continuing Education page for more information on CE Broker.

License Renewal

All renewals are completed online. You can begin your License Renewal here.

Board Members

Susan Turano, HAS : Chair
Matthew Starner, HAS : Vice Chair
William Blazer : Public Member
David Faught : Public Member
Susan LaChance, AuD : Audiologist
Michael Pratt, HAS
Alexandra Simon : ODH Director’s Representative
Vacant : Otolaryngologist

2018 Board Calendar

The 2018 Board calendar will be provided by the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Licensing Board when available.

2018 Board Meetings

2018 Board meetings will be provided by the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Licensing Board when available.

Continuing Education

Attending a Board meeting meets the one-hour continuing education requirement in “ethics or Ohio state law” pursuant to Ohio A.C. 4747-1-11(C)(1).

2018 Examinations

Practical exam dates will be provided by the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Licensing Board when available. Ohio Law and Rules (OLR) exam dates will be provided by the Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Licensing Board when available.

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Learn about signs and indicators of human trafficking and who it impacts in Ohio by watching the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Training Video. Contact the Human Trafficking Hotline at (888) 3737-888.

Contact the Board

hearing@odh.ohio.gov

Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2406
(614) 466-5215 Telephone
(614) 564-2484 Fax

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Page updated 01/09/2018

2017 Board Calendar