Hearing Test Adelaide
What Makes Our Hearing Test Special
South Australia Speech and Hearing Centre (SASHC) is an independent service provider that is owned and run by two dual qualified speech pathologists and audiologists. SASHC audiologists offer expert diagnostic hearing assessments and support, utilising state of the art and evidence based equipment, technology and intervention.
What are the causes of hearing loss?
1 in 6 Australians suffer from some degree of hearing loss, and of these, some may be sensorineural, conductive of mixed (a combination of both sensorineural and conductive).
Sensorineral hearing losses are permanent in nature. Some of causes of a sensorineural hearing loss may be:
A conductive hearing loss is caused by sound not being able to ‘conduct’ through the middle ear.
What are the common signs of a possible hearing loss?
Do I need a Hearing Test? Do I have a hearing loss?
1 in 6 Australians are affected by hearing loss. If you answer yes to 2 or more of the following questions you may have a hearing loss and we will be able to help you.
Do you have difficulty hearing in restaurants or group settings?
Do you often have to ask people to repeat what they have said?
Do you prefer the TV/Radio louder than others?
Do you have difficulty understanding someone if they are not directly in front of you?
Do you feel that people mumble or do not speak clearly?
Do you have a ringing or buzzing sound in your ears?
How can a hearing test from SASHC help?
SASHC clinicians have significant experience in both testing and working with both adults and children. All assessments for children are targeted to your child’s developmental age and delivered at your child’s level of understanding. We pride ourselves in our ability to obtain hearing test results for complex children. We understand the impact of a possible hearing loss on your child as a whole and on you as a parent. We will explain hearing assessments to you in an easy to understand manner to ensure understanding. Recommendations will be made regarding a hearing assessment for yourself/your child while in the clinic and letters/reports will be sent out on the day of the assessment.