On May 28, 2014, the health segment of the Today Show featured several “High-tech Products to Help You Hear Better”! Take a look!
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Birmingham Speech and Hearing Associates, LLC
There are millions of people who do not communicate as well as they would like. Our staff at Birmingham Speech and Hearing is qualified and eager to help you improve your communication skills, whether you need speech-language or hearing services.
Difficulty with hearing loss can be a debilitating problem for both children and adults. Good hearing is essential for young and old alike. Compromised hearing can negatively affect the development of social skills, cognition, balance and safety. Some of the more common causes of hearing loss include exposure to noise in the work environment or recreation, infectious disease, physical trauma, ototoxic drugs or chemicals, birth defects and developmental syndromes. The aging process is a significant factor, along with genetic susceptibility.
As with hearing problems, speech and language problems can affect people at any age. When babies and young children do not acquire age-appropriate communication skills, they may be at risk for further problems. While some children “outgrow” speech and language difficulties, others may need professional help to reach their potential. Speech-language pathologists have the knowledge to evaluate and treat people of all ages who have communication delays and disorders affecting speech sounds, swallowing, voice, fluency (stuttering is disrupted fluency), receptive language (understanding what people say), and expressive language.
Birmingham Speech and Hearing Assoc, LLC, provides Audiology and Speech Language Pathology services by appointment only. Our staff at Birmingham Speech and Hearing includes two AuD's in Audiology, and three Speech Language Pathologists, M.S. CCC –SLP. All of our professionals at Birmingham Speech and Hearing are licensed by State and National institutions in their respective areas of competency. We provide hearing evaluations, hearing aid adjustments and repairs, and sell hearing aids. We provide hearing services to students in area school systems on an as-required basis. Birmingham Speech and Hearing also provides Speech Therapy for children and adults.
We offer products from major companies including, but not limited to, Siemens, Lyric, Phonak, Widex, ReSound, Starkey and Oticon.
Dr. Jill Byrd, Audiologist, will be at these locations on the following days to offer free consultation to residents if needed.
Batteries and tubing are available for a nominal price.
- Rocky Ridge Retirement Village @ 10:00 AM
February 12 • March 12 • April 9 • May 7
- Brookdale Place University Park @ 9:30 AM
February 17• March 17• April 14 • May 12
- Town Village Vestavia Hills @ 10:00 AM
February 18• March 18 • April 15 • May 13
- Kirkwood By the River @ 10:00 AM
February 19• March 19 • April 16 • May 14
Join Our Battery Club
You can purchase 10 packages of hearing aid batteries for the price of 8!
Then all you have to do is call, and we will mail your batteries to you as needed.