Communication is an integral instinct of all living things. Our ability to communicate in so many modes is unique to humans on earth. The loss of one or two senses certainly can impair communication, but it does not have to stop communication.
The field of speech, language pathology and audiology is dedicated to the understanding of normal communication and hearing processes, the application of that knowledge to the identification, treatment, and prevention of communication disorders in children and adults. Speech, language pathologists and audiologists provide a range of services, which includes both assessment and management of communication disorders and also, play a major role in public awareness and prevention of these disorders.
About Father Muller College of Speech and Hearing :
The diagnostic unit of audiology and speech, language pathology in Father Muller charitable institutions has been in service for more than 35 years. It offers a wide range of services and works in the best interest of patients. It has mainly 3 units – audiology, speech diagnostics and speech therapy. Audiology mainly focuses on hearing evaluation and hearing aid trial, where as speech diagnostics and speech therapy focuses on the assessment of speech, language problems and rehabilitation of persons with disability respectively.
Department of speech and hearing has also taken initiative in the development of man power and hence, started a full time bachelor course in speech and hearing.