Audiology & Speech Therapy

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.

Facilities in Diagnostic Audiology include:
  • Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA)
  • Impedance Audiometry (Tympanometry, ART, Reflex Decay)
  • Speech Audiometry (SRT, SDS, MCL, UCL, DR)
  • Play Audiometry
  • Free-Field Audiometry
  • Special Tests (TDT / SISI)
  • Hearing Aid Trial & Fitting
  • Tests For Pseudohypacusis / Functional Hearing Loss
  • ABR / BERA

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.

This unit also offers facilities for detailed Speech & Language assessment and rehabilitation for the following:
AudiologyLanguageSpeech
Outer ear disordersDelayed speech and languageCleft palate
Middle ear pathologyAutismStuttering
Cochlear/ retrocochlearCerebral palsyCluttering
pathologyMental retardationPhonological & Articulation
Auditory dyssychronyHearing impairmentdisorders
Central auditory processingLearning disabilityDysarthria
disordersDementiaVoice problems
Aural amplification devicesAphasiaApraxia
Auditory verbal therapySwallowing disorders
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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.

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