Mangaluru, Sep 18: The Father Muller College of Speech and Hearing will be organizing a Free Speech and Hearing Camp in observance of 'International Hearing Impaired Week' from September 21-23.
The highlights of the camp will be:
1. Free Registration
2. Speech and Hearing Assessment of senior citizens, adults and children
3. Free Hearing Aid Trial
4. Trouble shooting of Hearing Aids
5. Providing Hearing Aids with concessional rates
Hearing impairment is a condition in which one finds difficulty in hearing sounds through ears. It can be temporary or be permanent. The amount of loss can vary from being hard of hearing to complete deafness.
Speech Language Impairment which breaks down communication involves voice problems, problems in articulating sounds, stammering and other language problems in children and in adults due to brain damage.
Hearing and Speech impairments can occur in anyone. They may be the result of a particular circumstance, or a combination of causes:
• An individual may be born with them.
• It may be develop over the course of time.
• It may be caused due to any disease or illness or medication complication.
All the clinical assessment and treatment will be provided by expert professional. The timings during the camp will be from 9:00am – 12:30pm (Morning session) and 1:30pm – 4:00pm (Post Noon Session). Individuals registering of the camp will be provided with a free Health Card. The Father Muller Health Card comes with various benefits which can be availed for Consultation, Diagnostic Services, Lab Services, and Medicines.
The Father Muller Charitable Institutions in its motto, Heal and Comfort, has been a front runner in health care sector with 142 years of service. The Department of Speech and Hearing (FMC) began in the year 2007 and provides courses in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (B ASLP and M Sc Audiology and M Sc (SLP) affiliated to Mangalore University and recognized by Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
Please contact for the registration: 0824-2238295/2238296.