SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY

College of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences made a benchmark in the history of Karachi, by making Dr. Ziauddin Hospital the first private hospital in the city to house a Speech Language and Hearing Sciences facility. The services provided at the speech language therapy clinic include identifying, diagnosing and treating adults and children with:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Cleft lip / palate and maxillofacial disorders
  • Hearing Impairment for adults and children
  • Language disorders for adults with aphasia or communication difficulties.
  • Language disorders for children with specific language impairment, mental retardation, Down’s syndrome, Autism Spectrum disorder, learning disabilities and more.
  • Neurogenic speech disorders
  • Stammering/Cluttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Swallowing disorders

The speech language therapy clinic not only treats patients with speech language and swallowing disorders, but also performs prevention and early intervention activities that include:

  • Early identification and intervention services for communication and swallowing disorders.
  • The clinic offers various training sessions exclusively for parents / caregivers; this also promotes in forming an active parent support group.
  • Professional training of teachers on how to deal with students with communication deficits in daily activities.
  • The clinic also offers a one year diploma in childhood development and psychopathology.
  • Commencement of vital stim and aphasia support group at Dr. Ziuddin hospital.
  • Ward visits to Dr. Ziuddin hospital on regular basis for evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders.