Tip #3: Kids do not learn language from watching TV; they learn by interacting with people.

Audiology

DePaul School for Hearing and Speech provides paramount pediatric audiological services through its interdisciplinary clinic. The audiology suite offers a full range of equipment to evaluate hearing, program/ troubleshoot/repair hearing aids and cochlear implants, and program/repair personal and soundfield (classroom) Frequency Modulated (FM) systems.

Our audiologists offer a hybrid approach of service by being certified and dual-trained as clinical audiologists/educational audiologists. Dr. Deborah Johnston and Dr. Kristen Perrin are licensed through the state of Pennsylvania and have a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) nationally.

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Tip #4: Deaf and hard of hearing children who receive early intervention services have been found to have better language outcomes up to age five.