Julie Cardona Speech Therapy and Audiology - Hillcrest, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Area: Hillcrest, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Region: Kwazulu Natal
Physical Address: Unit 3, Burnside Office Park, 1 Builders Way, Hillcrest, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Postal Address: Unit 3, Burnside Office Park, 1 Builders Way, Hillcrest, 3610, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)31 765 5567
Fax: +27 (0)31 765 5086
Contact Person: Julie Cardona
GPS Co-Ordinates: -29.785162, 30.771338
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Julie Cardona Speech Therapy and Audiology - Hillcrest, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Julie Cardona and Associates is a private Speech Therapy and Audiology practice located in the heart of Hillcrest, KZN.

Julie Cardona (B. Speech and Hearing, UDW) started the practice in 2001. Since then the practice has grown, and currently has a staff of 11 people.

The practice offers high quality individual speech therapy to children and adults, as well as diagnostic hearing assessments, hearing aid evaluations, and hearing aid fittings.

Services that we offer at Julie Cardona Speech and Hearing practice:

Speech and language assessments
Speech and language Therapy
Central Auditory Processing Screening Assessments
Central Auditory Processing management/therapy
Neonatal hearing screening
Paediatric/ Adult diagnostic hearing assessments
School hearing screenings
Diagnostic ABR testing
Hearing aid evaluations and fittings
Hearing Aid Accessories (batteries etc)
Noise/ear protection

Only internationally recognised and supported hearing aids are stocked and supplied by the practice. All hearing aids supplied come with a minimum of a 2 year warranty.

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy involves the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of disorders that may include;

Speech disorders – (difficulty pronouncing sounds or words)
Language disorders – (difficulty understanding what they hear and using words to convey a message)
Cognitive-communication disorders – (difficulty with thinking skills which may include comprehension, memory, awareness and reasoning)
Stuttering/fluency – (speech that may include prolongations and repetitions of sounds or words)
Voice disorders – (a quality of voice that may include hoarseness, nasality, volume (too loud or soft)
Swallowing disorders – (problems with sucking, chewing, or swallowing) 

The ability to communicate with peers and adults in the classroom environment is essential for a learner to succeed in school, as learning takes places through the process of communication. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking are all forms of language.

Standardized tests and assessments are used to evaluate speech and language difficulties. These results then guide an individualised management plan for therapy sessions. Speech Therapists work closely with parents, teachers and other health professionals.

The practice is open Monday to Friday between 8am and 4.30pm, and by appointment on Saturday mornings for audiology appointments.

             

             

    

 

If there are any errors in the above information, please notify us via an email to info@sadoctors.co.za



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