Audiology

By listening first, we make sure every child's needs are heard

At Greenbush, we provide comprehensive audiology services to infants, children, and adolescents. We strive to ensure that every young person who is deaf or hard of hearing is promptly identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate intervention services and/or academic support.

Clinical Services

Our Audiology Clinic is located at our Southeast Kansas Greenbush location in Girard.

 

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for newborns to children up to 18 years of age, in the Southeast Kansas service area
  • Referrals are accepted from medical providers, parents, and schools
  • Test measures may include:
    • Tympanometry
    • Pure Tone Audiometry
    • Speech Audiometry
    • Otoacoustic Emission Screening
    • Soundfield Testing
    • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing

School Based Services

 

  • Conducting school-based audiological evaluations within your local district
  • Making recommendations regarding placement, related service needs, communication needs, and modification of classroom environments
  • Providing inservice training on hearing and hearing impairments to school personnel, children, parents, and community agencies
  • Ensuring proper functioning of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, classroom amplification, and assistive learning devices
  • Making appropriate referrals for further audiological, communication, educational, psychosocial or medical assessment
  • Interpreting audiological assessment results to parents and school personnel, and how it impacts the child’s educational achievement
  • Serving as a member of the IEP, SIT, and 504 teams in the evaluation, planning, and placement process

Other Services Offered

Collaborating with community agencies such as hospitals, health departments, and Parents as Teachers, for hearing services and training. Training appropriate personnel to screen for hearing loss

The first step is to reach out and let us partner with you to begin making a positive difference in the lives of children with hearing impairments.