Speech Therapy & Audiology

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Clinic provides identification and intervention of Hearing and communication disorders/ disability. Various services offered at this clinic include all type of Hearing, speech and language screening and detail diagnostic assessment and intervention for newborn babies to the adults (18 Years).

Audiology/ Hearing Clinic

The Hearing clinic provides hearing assessment, intervention, and rehabilitation. Services offered at the Hearing clinic include :

  • Neonatal Hearing Screening/ Oto-acoustic Emission (OAE) testing.
  • Behavioral Observation Audiometry Test (BOA)
  • Play and Visual Reinforcement Audiometry Test
  • Pure tone Audiometry Test
  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing. (By out reach service center)
  • Screening programs are incomplete without the confirmed diagnosis. All the individuals who were identified as at-risk for Hearing and communication disorders through screening tests are referred for detailed diagnostic evaluation.
  • For early intervention and rehabilitation appropriate management strategies are also recommended.
  • Pescription for appropriate hearing aids and assistive listening devices are provided.
  • For HAT (Hearing aid trials) Conventional, programmable and digital hearing aids are available.
  • By out reach service center we provide facilities for making different types of custom ear moulds and there modifications.
  • Training / counseling regarding use of hearing aid and maintenance along with care of hearing.
  • Guidelines for auditory training, Motherese, speech and language stimulation, speech reading and communication strategies.
  • Conduct State levels Camps on identification of Hearing/ Communication disorders and programs for early identification and early intervention also.

Speech and Language Clinic

The Speech and Language clinic offers all kinds of diagnostic and therapeutic services, to varieties of speech, hearing and language disorders for newborn-18 years. The clinic’s goal is to improve communication skills through diagnostic evaluation and appropriate rehabilitative intervention.

The diagnostic and rehabilitation services offered at the Speech and Language clinic includes :

  • Comprehensive assessment procedures for all types of communication disorders, for different age and language groups.
  • Language therapy -Hearing impairment, specific language impairment, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, Acquired Childhood aphasia (ACA) etc.
  • Voice therapy – All types of voice disorders.
  • Fluency therapy- Stuttering, cluttering etc.
  • Articulation therapy- Misarticulation, cleft lip and palate, dysarthria etc.
  • Alternate and Augmentative Communication (AAC) guidance and training for persons who use minimal/ limited verbal modality.
  • Auditory training
  • Behavior modification.
  • Counseling and guidance.
  • Guidance for parents and teachers, for family, educational and vocational management.
  • Other Special Clinics/Units
    a. Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) unit for Cochlear implant children.
    b. Unit for Persons with Language Disorders.
    c. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Unit.
    d. Parental Training including special education and workshops.
    e. Group Therapy and Activity based sessions.
    f. Learning Disability and Slow Learner Clinic.
    g. Special Clinic for Motor Speech Disorder.
    h. Unit for Structural Orofacial Anomalies.
  • Physiotherapy.
  • Occupational therapy and Sensory integration Therapy.
  • Consultancy services by professionals - Pediatrician, ENT, Rehabilitation psychology, Nutritionist, Neurologist, Phonosurgeon, Plastic surgeon, Prosthodontist etc.
  • Occupational therapy and Sensory integration Therapy.