Department of Audiology and Speech Therapy at Yashoda Super Specialty Hospitals has a well equipped Audiology and Speech Therapy Unit. Professionally qualified Audiology and Speech- Therapists conducts various tests for diagnosis of speech and hearing problems in children and adults. These tests are carried out in a specially constructed sound room set up.
Using the above mentioned tests, the Audiology and Speech-Therapist diagnoses degree and type of hearing loss of patient and plan out the needful rehabilitation.
|Outer ear disorders||Delayed speech and language||Cleft palate|
|Middle ear pathology||Autism||Stuttering|
|Cochlear/ retrocochlear||Cerebral palsy||Cluttering|
|pathology||Mental retardation||Phonological & Articulation|
|Auditory dyssychrony||Hearing impairment||disorders|
|Central auditory processing||Learning disability||Dysarthria|
|Aural amplification devices||Aphasia||Apraxia|
|Auditory verbal therapy||Swallowing disorders|
After the diagnosis of the speech-language impairment, the speech therapist provides regular to patients. The therapy aims at improving the speech intelligibility of these patients and parental participation in speech therapy plays a vital role in speech improvement.