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Mercy College Speech and Hearing Clinic
Audiology

The Center offers a full range of hearing testing services for individuals ranging in age from infancy to adulthood.  The Audiology Center houses state-of-the-art equipment including a sound-treated examination booth, clinical audiometer, immittance meter and OAE screening equipment.

  • Hearing Screening
  • Complete Audiological Evaluation
  • Air and Bone Conduction Threshold Testing
  • Speech Audiometry
  • Sound Field Testing
  • Auditory Processing Evaluations for ages 7 and older
  • Site of Lesion Testing
  • Middle Ear Function Evaluations
  • Otoacoustic Emission Screening

Upon request, the Center will send teams to various facilities to provide hearing screening. We have assisted in screening populations at preschools, community centers, churches and skilled nursing facilities. Hearing screenings are also available on campus at the Speech and Hearing Center.

The Center provides speech and language therapy to adults with acquired language disorders, such as aphasia or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Discussion groups are facilitated to address communication skills for older adults residing in assisted living facilities in the community. Treatment for adults who stutter is also provided at the Center.

Talk For Two

Talk for Two is a dynamic parent/child interaction program designed to educate parents in the many areas of speech and language development and how to stimulate these areas through everyday activities and play.

Mercy College Speech and Hearing Clinic
Language

Evaluation and treatment of:

  • Delayed/Disordered receptive and expressive language, including:
    • Narrative
    • Curriculum-based
    • Written language
    • Phonological/phonemic awareness
    • Emergent literacy
    • Informal and formal reading
    • Word retrieval
    • Language processing
    • Auditory processing of language
  • Adult language disorders, secondary to:
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    • Right Hemisphere Damage (RHD)
    • Dementia
    • Neurological Disease
Mercy College Speech and Hearing Center
Speech
  • Articulation/Phonology (production of speech sounds within words, pronunciation)
  • Oral Motor (structure and function of needed for speech production)
  • Stuttering (can include issues with rate of speech)
  • Voice (instrumentation or subjective)
  • Apraxia (motor sequencing)
  • Dysarthria (slow, labored speech)