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The Diagnostic Audiology Program at Boston Children's Hospital provides expert, comprehensive evaluation and management of infants, children and adolescents with various degrees of hearing. Our specially trained audiologists conduct diagnostic tests to assess hearing disorders, provide guidance to parents and families, and recommend appropriate care for your child's hearing.
Your child's Audiology clinic appointment will take approximately 1 hour. Please arrive on time to ensure that we can perform a full evaluation and provide appropriate recommendations and referrals for follow up. The test room should be quiet, so we ask that siblings only attend the session if another adult is able to come with you.
We will tailor your child's hearing assessment to his or her individual needs, with developmentally-appropriate behavioral and objective measures.
Behavioral measures record your child's actions in response to sound. We use behavioral measures to:
Objective measures record how your child's auditory system responds to sound.
After completing your child's hearing evaluation the audiologist will give you the results of the hearing test. If there is a hearing loss, the audiologist will:
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”