Dr. David J. Schmidt, Au. D., has been a clinical audiologist since 1988. He’s worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, speech and hearing clinics, and the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind. Dr. Schmidt is a licensed sign language interpreter, holding certification from the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. His undergraduate degree from Illinois State University was in deaf and hard of hearing education. He subsequently earned his master’s degree in audiology from ISU. He’s held a doctoral degree since 2005 from the University of Florida.