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South Australia Speech and Hearing Centre - Adelaide

CHILDHOOD HEARING LOSS

 

 

 

Services for children who are hearing impaired

SASHC is an independent service provider that specialises in the provision of intervention to hearing impaired children in South Australia. SASHC is owned and run by two passionate, dual qualified, speech pathologists and audiologists with years of experience working with children with hearing needs.

 

The SASHC team of therapists will work with you to tailor a program that best suits your child and your family. Our therapists are able to work with childcare centres, kindergartens and schools to ensure all professionals working with your child are supported in enabling your child to achieve their potential.

 

Our Therapists will work with you to:

  • Understand the nature of your child’s hearing loss
  • Comprehend and manage your child’s amplification device
  • Understand your child and check that his or her progress is developmentally appropriate
  • Achieve age appropriate speech and language goals
  • Develop a workable therapy model that you and your family will be able to put into practice daily

Who?

  • Children who have a hearing impairment
  • Children 0 years – 17 years
  • Young adults 18 – 26 years

Funding:

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Rebates

If unsure about your funding options, please contact SASHC for information and support.

 

Therapies

  • Total communication (sign language, lip reading and aural language)
  • Auditory Verbal Therapy (listening and spoken language)
  • Aural-Oral Approach (visual and verbal)
  • Sign Language

Therapists

Our therapists are qualified, trained and experienced in working with children with hearing impairment. We are able to work closely with other allied health professionals involved in the care and management of your child’s needs.

 

Audiology

SASHC is fully equipped with a sound proof booth and state of the art audiology equipment to ensure that your child’s hearing is consistently monitored. We are also able to come to you to perform a hearing screen on your child. This service enables us to ensure that your child’s hearing is optimal at all times to maximise their development.

 

We will work with you

At SASHC we believe strongly in parent choice. Therapists will advise families on the best options for your child. We are committed to providing the mode of therapy and service that you deem best suited for yourself and your family. We will work with you to ensure that your child is set to achieve their optimal capability.

 

For more information on how we can best help, please contact SASHC

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