Our aural (re)habilitation therapists specialize in helping children with hearing loss maximize the benefit they receive from their hearing aids or cochlear implants. The goal of aural (re)habilitation is to assist your child in the development of their listening, speech and language skills. Our speech-language pathologists are part of Lurie Children’s multidisciplinary Cochlear Implant Program, and they work closely with families and specialists such as audiologists, ENTs, teachers and therapists to meet your child’s needs.
When your child receives hearing aids and/or cochlear implants, they are introduced to a new world of sound and are given new opportunities to listen. Intensive and ongoing therapy and family involvement are essential to help your child achieve their maximum potential. We are proud to have certified listening and spoken language specialists (LSLS Cert.) on our staff. These aural (re)habilitation specialists help support a variety of communication approaches, including: