Stuttering, stuttering, cleft lips and palate, language defects, voice defects, speech difficulties, reading and writing problems, autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, children who are unable to speak due to speech defects, Speech Therapy is required to improve the ability to understand and express speech and language of such children. By providing speech therapy, voice therapy, articulation therapy, fluency therapy, auditory-verbal therapy (AVT), auditory training, etc. we rehabilitate such children to speak and communicate in society, family, and their friends.
Children who have a hearing loss from birth, or for any reason suffered from the hearing disorder. Children partially deaf can hear certain sounds and children who are completely deaf do not respond to loud noises. Not all children with hearing loss are the same; there are varieties of tests to assess the hearing ability of such special children. Tests like Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA), Impedance Audiometry, Speech Audiometry, Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE), Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA), auditory steady-state response(ASSR), etc. and to develop hearing ability different treatments like cochlear implants, earmolds, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), Hearing Aid, etc are used.
The lack of intellectual or mental development of children at the right age is very worrying, a good mental health is very important for children with special needs. In such a situation, psychological therapy plays an important role to improve their life. Psychology has an important contribution in understanding, explaining, controlling, and solving the problems of children with special needs. Psychiatrists check the intellectual level through a variety of tests available in the department and instill a sense of confidence in these special children.