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Audiology & Speech Therapy

Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy at Jaslok Hospital & Research Center

Hearing and speech loss is one of the most common health issues in the world. Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre is well-known for having the best audiology & speech therapy departments in Mumbai and all of Western India. Patients from all over the world come to Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre for the treatment of deafness, hoarseness, speech defects and many other hearing and speech disorders. 

The main motive of the Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy is to provide patient-centred care and promote healthy hearing, communication, competency and quality of life for persons of all ages through prevention, identification, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing, auditory function, balance and other related systems.

The department has a specialised dual sound-treated room equipped with high-quality instruments for the identification, diagnosis and management of hearing disorders. The department also boasts of having a team of highly skilled and experienced audiologists and speech therapists who assess and treat patients with all sorts of hearing and speech disorders, including problems pertaining to hearing, balance, language, speech, fluency, voice, communication and swallowing. The department also provides treatment to patients dealing with aphasia, a speech disorder that occurs after stroke and laryngectomy surgery to cancer patients.

The care team at the Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy follows a detailed procedure to ascertain hearing and speech-related ailments and the root causes behind the problem. The doctors and healthcare team then undertake a comprehensive diagnosis of the patient before drawing up an integrated treatment plan to overcome the ailment. They use a combination of clinical procedures and advanced technology impacts to provide comprehensive and long-term treatment plans for all hearing and speech-related ailments.

The doctors at the department are also well proficient at addressing hearing loss in newborns or young children with delayed speech development or hearing abnormality. At Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, we believe that early identification helps in early intervention.

At the Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy, the service and care go beyond surgeries. Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre has been the pioneer in cochlear implant rehabilitation, the speech rehabilitation program after cochlear implant surgery that helps you make sense of the sound signals and enhance your hearing functions. The department also offers mapping of the speech processors after the surgery to optimise the patient's access to sound. 

The Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy is well-assisted by a dedicated nursing team and specialists who use state-of-the-art technology to ensure that you receive the best care and the most adequate treatment for your condition. The foremost goal of the department has always been the treatment of the patient while taking care of the comfort and convenience of both the patient and their family.

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