Speech language pathologists & audiologists are concerned with the prevention, identification and rehabilitation of children and adults with communication disorders and hearing impairment.
These professionals help people make their lives more productive and richer by improving people’s communication skills.
The audiology setup, is equipped with facilities for diagnostic testing, to accurately determine the type, degree and configuration of hearing loss. Our audiologist will conduct a comprehen-sive hearing evaluation and explain your hearing condition to you, with appropriate referrals for management.
Speech language pathologists are concerned with the assessment, intervention and therapeutic management of speech, language and swallowing disorders in children and adults. These disorders may range form simple sound substitutions to the inability to understand or use language for functional communication and feeding issues.
- My six year old daughter does not say the ‘ra’ sound. She uses ‘la’ instead. How to teach her ‘ra’?
- My child who is diagnosed to have Autism does not speak at all. Recently I met another child, also diagnosed to have Autism, who speaks a number of words. Can my child also be taught to speak?
- My son has been diagnosed to have delayed speech and language, consequent to mental retardation. He has been advised speech therapy, but we do not have any facility in our town. Can we train him at home?
- My son who is two years old is not saying any word as yet. I speak Gujarati and my wife speaks Marathi with him. Can this be a reason for him not speaking?
- My child of two and a half years stutters at times. What should I do?
- My friend who is twenty years old speaks with a girlish voice. Can he be helped?
- I am a school teacher. By the end of the working day my voice is hoarse and I am barely audible. What should I do?
- My grandfather has undergone surgery for cancer of the larynx. Since his voice box has been removed, will he be able to talk again?
- My mother is diagnosed to have Parkinson’s. Her speech is progressively becoming unintelligible. What can we do?
- My seventy year old grandfather had a stroke a few months back, which left the right side of his body paralysed. He now speaks only a few words, thought he appears to understand everything that we say. How useful will speech therapy be?