Akron Children's Hospital's Audiology Department diagnoses and treats hearing loss in children. Our skilled audiologists are experienced in an array of audiological diagnostics for infants, children and individuals with neurological and/or developmental complications who are considered difficult to test. Read More...
Depending on the age and developmental level of the patient, as well as the scope of information requested, Akron Children's audiology staff may offer several options:
Hearing Aid Services
Akron Children’s dispenses hearing aids to individuals of all ages, providing a complete range of hearing aid types (e.g., programmable, digital and bone conduction, etc.) from a wide selection of manufacturers.
For patients under 18 years of age – and those exhibiting active medical pathology – medical clearance from an ENT doctor is required before the hearing aid evaluation and fitting.
Pediatric hearing aid fittings and evaluations include:
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