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Are You Concerned About a Speech, Language, or Hearing Problem?
Delaying speech, language, or hearing treatment can result in a missed opportunity to not only more easily and effectively treat a disorder but also to undergo a shorter and less expensive course of treatment. Many communication disorders can be reversed or prevented with early intervention. Seek an evaluation from a certified speech-language pathologist or audiologist if you recognize any signs of a speech, language, or hearing problem either in yourself or a loved one.
How Do You Pay for Audiology Services and Hearing Aids?
There are a variety of resources at the state and national level that may have answers to your questions about audiology services and hearing aid coverage.
How Do You Pay for Speech-Language Pathology Services?
There are a variety of resources that may have answers to your questions about services for both adults and children, including your own health care plan.
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Who are Audiologists and What Do They Do?
Audiologists are experts who can help to prevent, diagnose, and treat hearing and balance disorders for people of all ages. Audiologists provide professional and personalized services to improve persons’ involvement in important activities in their lives and better their quality of life. Audiologists’ services can help with managing issues affecting hearing and balance, including hearing loss, hearing aids and assistive technology, dizziness and balance, hearing screening and testing, noise and hearing loss prevention, tinnitus, and communication tips.
How Do You Prepare for Your Audiology Visit?
To prepare for your audiology visit, compile health and lifestyle information to share with your audiologist, research hearing aids and other options, understand your insurance coverage, and write down any questions you may have. Find a certified audiologist.
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Who Are Speech-Language Pathologists and What Do They Do?
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are experts in communication. SLPs work with people of all ages, from babies to adults. SLPs treat many types of communication and swallowing problems, including problems with speech sounds, language, literacy, social communication, voice, fluency, cognitive communication, feeding, and swallowing.
How Do You Prepare for Your Speech-Language Pathology Visit?
To prepare for your speech-language pathology visit, document details and concerns to share with your SLP, plan for a thorough evaluation, understand your insurance coverage, and write down any questions you may have for your SLP. Find a certified speech-language pathologist.