Newcastle Hearing Centre can assess hearing in children from 8 months onwards. Sally uses a variety of games and techniques to determine the type and level of hearing loss.
The comprehensive hearing assessments we offer include:
- Babies from 8 months using Visually Reinforced Orientation Audiometry (VROA)
- Children 3-5 years old play audiometry
- Adults hearing tests
- Pre employment, aviation and dive assessments
- Custom moulded ear plugs for noise, swimming and sleeping
**If your child is undergoing assessments for Autistic Spectrum Disorder please advise us . This will enable us to provide the best management of the test session . If you have any concerns regarding the hearing assessment please call us and Sally can answer any questions you may have. We want to ensure the Audiology assessment is a non –threatening and productive session**
The fees for our audiology service range between $120 – $162 depending on the type of testing that you require. You may require a combination of two different tests to complete your hearing assessment.
Newcastle Hearing Centre is under the directorship of Dr Niall Jefferson. This means that with a valid referral from your GP, a Medicare rebate will be applicable for your consultation. New referrals should be addressed to Newcastle Hearing Centre.