The department works to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to persons with Speech,Language and Hearing disorders.


The department renders clinical services to the individuals with communication disorders such as hearing impairment, mental retardation, voice, fluency, phonological and language disorders. These services can be classified as audiology and speech language pathology: e key services of department include.

Hearing impairment

Assessment of hearing loss through Pure Tone Audiometry, Speech Audiometry, Free Field Testing, Behavior Observation Audiometry and Special tests such as Tone Decay Test, Short Increment Intensity Index. Rehabilitation services through Auditory Verbal Therapy, Tinnitus Retraining and Counseling.

Speech language pathology

Assessment of speech related impairments through Speech assessment, Articulation and Phonological assessment, Fluency assessment, Voice assessment, Language assessment, Nuerogenic Communication Disorder assessment, Counseling and guidance to persons with communication disorders and their caregivers.

Rehabilitation of individuals having any difficulty in speaking and understanding through short and long term therapies such as Language therapy for persons with hearing impairment, Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Aphasia etc; Reading and writing remediation program for persons with learning disability; Articulation therapy for persons with misarticulation, cleft lip and palate, dysarthria etc; Voice therapy for persons with voice disorders and Fluency therapy for persons with stuttering and cluttering.

Unique features

Detailed voice evaluation using a test battery approach which include formal and informal assessment.

Use of Dr. Speech software (computer based speech
and language therapy) for voice quality assessment and informal scales for young children and adults.

Hearing evaluation through specially designed
Audiometer in sound treated room.