Overview of Masters Family Speech and Hearing Center
Since 1965, the Masters Family Speech and Hearing Center of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has helped infants, children and adolescents and their families with a wide range of speech, language, hearing, feeding and swallowing problems.
We provide evaluation and treatment services to children who are inpatients at Children's Hospital, as well as through our outpatient specialty clinics. These include:
- Audiology Clinic.
- Auditory Processing Team.
- Cleft/Lip and Palate Team.
- Cochlear Implant Team.
- Saliva Control Clinic.
- Speech Clinic.
In addition, speech-language pathologists and audiologists work with the following groups or departments at Children's Hospital:
- Craniofacial Team.
- HIV Team.
- Feeding and Swallowing Center.
- Spina Bifida Clinic.
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Follow-up Clinic.
- Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team.
- Neurofibromatosis Clinic.
- Fibroptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing.
- Down Syndrome Clinic.
- Velocardiofacial Syndrome Clinic.
- Child Development Center.
- Genetics Center.
- Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic.
Masters Family Speech and Hearing Center services include:
- Audiometric evaluations (hearing tests).
- Hearing aid fitting.
- Assistive listening devices.
- Imaging studies of the speech mechanism.
- Videofluoroscopic swallow studies.
- Inpatient rehabilitation.
- Assistance with medical and school referrals.
- Parent counseling and training.
- Evaluation and treatment for:
- Speech/articulation problems.
- Language delays and disorders.
- Oral motor/feeding problems.
- Voice/resonance problems.
- Drooling/oral motor problems.
- Stuttering and other fluency disorders.
- Cognitive/linguistic problems.
- Interpreters upon request.