Children's Services and Specialties

Pediatric Audiology

Our team is committed to early identification and treatment of hearing loss in our community. Our program builds on the foundation set by the Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children two-stage hearing screening program and follows the guidelines established by the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH).

For more information, please call (256) 265-7952.


  • Inpatient and outpatient hearing evaluations
  • Frequency-specific Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing with or without sedation
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
  • Tympanometry, including parameters appropriate for both infants and children
  • Acoustic Reflex Threshold testing
  • Ototoxic monitoring
  • Cochlear implant programming and post-operative management
  • Evaluation and monitoring of children using hearing aids
  • Family counseling regarding hearing loss and resources
  • Auditory-Verbal Therapy Services

View an article on newborn hearing screening published in Healthy Children by Tiffani Hill-Patterson.

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