B.Sc. Audiology & Speech Therapy
Audiology is the study of speech and hearing disorders. The profession, a well respected and satisfying one, is now an official specialisation due to the increase in patients.
Audiologists use various techniques to establish whether an individual is hearing impaired or not. These are:
- Hearing tests.
- Otoacoustic emission measurements.
- Electrophysiological tests.
Speech and Hearing professionals like audiologists can find jobs with teaching and health care establishments. Several NGOs also offer good employments to these professionals. Audiologists conduct clinical activities with patients, are involved in speech & hearing research, dispense hearing aids and assistive listening devices and teach at schools and universities.