The Adventist Pediatric Audiology and Cochlear Implant Program, specializing in aural rehabilitation and placement of cochlear implants, has been designed to give the gift of hearing to children with hearing loss. Our pediatric audiology program is located at Adventist Paulson Pediatric Rehab, which provides a state-of-the-art facility in a child-friendly atmosphere. We offer advanced pediatric audiology services that are conveniently located close to home.
Members of the Audiology and Cochlear Implant Team consist of professionals in various disciplines associated with the evaluation and treatment of children with hearing loss. These professional disciplines include: pediatric audiology, otology/neurotology, speech and language pathology, pediatric psychology, genetics, and pediatric ophthalmology.
One-on-One Support for Pediatric Audiology in the Chicago Suburbs
When a child has hearing loss, the child’s entire support system is affected. For this reason, the Pediatric Audiology and Cochlear Implant Team is dedicated to working closely with the child’s family, physician, and school professionals in order to ensure the best outcome for the child.
The following is a summary of the pediatric audiology services provided:
- Newborn hearing screening follow-ups
- Diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response (with and without sedation)
- Hearing testing for infants to school-age children
- Pediatric hearing aids
- Cochlear implants, including evaluations, surgeries, and mapping/programming
- Aural rehabilitation
- Speech/language therapy for the hearing impaired