iHear is a state-of-the-art brand of Hearing and Speech Healthcare Centre in Bengal, spreading light across the nation. Our skilled professionals provide heartfelt services to patients with speech, hearing and balance impairment in a great way. We aspire to broaden our horizon throughout the entire nation and put an end to human suffering, by improving the quality of life of people with speech and hearing impairment.
We believe in delivering extraordinary services by the combined effort of the professionals like audiologists, speech pathologists, psychologists, special educationist and occupational therapists.
There are a number of hearing aid brands and manufacturers and each company has their own slight difference or point of comparison. While we’re indeed to providing customers with choice and the most advanced hearing technology available, there is “best” hearing aid brand as it all comes down to a matter of comfort or preference named as iHEAR. Whichever is the right product for you, we won’t just help you find it, and we’ll also ensure you’re fitted by an expert so you’re comfortable right from good to go.
Cochlear Implant Management
Cochlear implant is an electronic device that partially restores hearing in people who have severe hearing loss due to damage of the inner ear and who don't benefit from hearing aids. A processor behind the ear captures and processes sound signals, which are transmitted to a receiver implanted behind the ear.
Assessments and Rehabilitations
Educational interventions, including behavioral strategies and habilitative therapies are the cornerstones of management of ASDs.These interventions address communication, social skills, daily-living kills, play and leisure skills, academic achievement and maladaptive behaviours.
We use Scientific methods of testing using various combination of techniques to help arrive at some hypothesis about a person and their behavior, personality and capabilities.It includes measuring of IQ, measuring Autism, ADHD and other learning difficulties and lot more.
Speech therapy is a treatment for speech disorders, both children and adults may benefit from speech therapy. Speech therapy is very effective in any kind of communication disorders.
Voice therapy is one type of a group of treatments which is directed at treating the patient’s voice to a level of function that enables the patient to fulfill his or her daily voice or speech communication needs. It treats any type of Voice disorders.
Are you suffering from Stress and Anxiety or any kind of mental health problems.one in five Indians will develop a mental health issue sometime in their lives. CBT is a short term goal oriented psychotherapy treatment and a practical approach to problem solving.
there are numerous difficulties can result from a stroke, it includes difficulties like speech difficulties, problem in swallowing, problem in understanding others or muscle paralysis etc.Stroke Rehabilitation can help you regain the skills you lost after stroke and further help you regain independence and improve your quality of life.
Occupational therapy is a branch of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. OT is to develop, recover or, maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations of individuals.
Special Education is the practice of educating Students in a individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures that addresses their individual differences and special needs.
Diagnostics and Treatments
Pure tone audiometry is a behavioral test used to measure hearing sensitivity in a person and also helps in identifying hearing thresholds, degree of hearing loss, type and configuration of a hearing loss.
The primary purpose of Otoacoustic Emission(OAE) tests is to determine cochlear status, specifically hair cell function.It’s a good screening test for hearing in newborn, and also in children and even for adults.
The Electrocochleography is an objective test to measure the electrical potentials generated in the inner ear as a result of sound stimulation. This is useful in the diagnosis of Meniere’s disease and other disorders.
The vestibular evoked myogenic potential is a neurophysiological assessment technique used to determine the function of the otolithic organs of the inner ear.
These are the special audiological tests used for differential diagnosis among various types of hearing losses which further helps in treating the hearing loss.
Speech audiometry is a fundamental tool in hearing loss assessment. Together with pure tone audiometry it can help in determining the degree and type of hearing loss.
Middle Latency Response and Long Latency Response are the components of auditory evoked potential response used to diagnose certain auditory condition.These types of testing can provide the physician with very useful informations about hearing loss in a patient.
P300 is evoked potential response helps in diagnosing various neurological or psychiatric diseases and disorder of cognitive functioning.
Tinnitus is the ringing or buzzing noise in one or both ears that may be constant or come and go, often associated with hearing loss.So it needs to be diagnosed and managed properly by authorized professionals.
A hearing aid is a device designed to improve hearing by making sound audible to a person with hearing loss.Hearing aids are used for variety of pathologies including sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss, and single sided deafness
A cochlear Implant is a surgically implanted device to provide a person with moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Unlike Hearing aids, which amplify sound, a cochlear implant bypasses damaged portion of the ear to deliver sound signals to the auditory nerve.
Stuttering or Stammering is a disorder of speech. There are stoppages and disruptions which interrupt the smooth flow and timing of the speech.
Voice disorder is a medical condition involving abnormal pitch, loudness or quality of the sound produced by the larynx and thereby affecting speech production.
Cleft Lip and Palate are among the most common congenital anomalies. The management of these diseases represent a commitment to the care of the afflicted child over the course of the child’s development into adulthood.
Language disorder in children refers to problems with either expressive language disorder. Others have a mixed receptive-expressive language disorder. Children with language disorders are able to produce sounds and their speech can be understood. The common disorders include: Autism, ADHD, Mental Retardation, Hearing Impairment, Dyslexia, Specific Language Impairment, Semantic Pragmatic Disorder, Childhood Apraxia
Apraxia is a disorder of motor planning, caused by damage to the brain (specifically the Posterior Parietal Cortex), in which someone has difficulty with the motor planning to perform tasks or movements when asked, provided that the request or command is understood and he/she is willing to perform the task
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when an external mechanical force causes complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities of the brain.
Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder resulting from neurological injury of the motor component of the motor speech system.
Mental retardation (MR) is a condition diagnosed before age 18, usually in infancy or prior to birth, that includes below-average general intellectual function, and a lack of the skills necessary for daily living.
A group of speech disorders resulting from disturbances in muscular control weakness, slowness or incoordination of the speech mechanism due to damage to the central or peripheral nervous system or both.
Dyslexia is a learning disability characterised by trouble reading despite a normal intelligence.
Autism is a highly heritable, neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior.
Individual training session is organized to emphasize on each child and their personal development.
Multiple disabilities is a term for a person with several disabilities, such as sensory disability associated with a motor disability. Individual usually has more than one significant disability, such as movement difficulties, sensory loss, and/or a behavior or emotional disorder.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood and include problems like: poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, trouble swallowing or speaking, and tremors among others. There may also be problems withsensation, vision, and hearing.
Computerized training sessions are arranged to have a positive impact on executive functioning, including working memory (WM) in children.
Vocational Training Programmes generally focus on providing children with hands-on instruction in a specific trade, generally allow them to forgo the general education courses and allied developments. This includes:Computer training, Screen printing, Hand craft etc.