Spotlight on Sargent Staff
We are proud to highlight the achievements of our staff. With a commitment of best practices in medical rehabilitation and special education, our staff strives for excellence in providing care to children, adults and families. On a regular basis, we will share our staff’s expertise in this special corner, called Spotlight on Staff.
Spotlight on… Thomas Iacono, MS, CCC/A, Audiologist
Thomas Iacono is Sargent Center’s Audiologist. Tom has more than 10 years experience in the field of audiology. He began working at Sargent Center in 2002 after several years with a private practice ear, nose and throat specialist. Tom received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Colby College in Maine and his Master of Science Degree in Audiology from the University of Rhode Island. His work and clinical experience includes treating individuals of all ages, from newborns to seniors.
At Sargent Center, Tom coordinates all audiology services, providing diagnostic evaluations, dispensing hearing aids, and providing counseling and follow up services to clients of all ages. He also provides testing in Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) for children and adults. Tom is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the American Hearing Aid Association. His commitment to community outreach includes presentations for Sargent Center’s Link to Learning Parent Workshop Series as well as appearances on educational cable programming.
Tom has specialized training in the newest audiological advances and digital technology in hearing aids and can help clients find the right device to fit their needs and lifestyle. Hearing aid technology has greatly improved and new devices can connect wirelessly to cell phones, TVs and other electronic devices. Smaller, less visible designs has helped to make children much more willing to wear hearing aids, as the new designs are even considered "cool" by the Center's younger clientele. Tom takes the time to understand clients concerns, explain their options and help them feel comfortable with their decisions. Tom is well-versed in all aspects of the audiological process and can help individuals make the best decision regarding hearing aid purchase.
Sargent Center is pleased to highlight the work and expertise of Thomas Iacono.