We are an independent audiology and speech therapy practice. We have rooms in Musgrave, Morningside and Umlazi as well as offering a mobile service to hospitals, schools and industries.
Hearing Care and Speech Therapy is an essential aspect of improving our ability to communicate. At the Practice our focus is on the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing and speech difficulties.
The Practice was established by Fathima Timol who is an Audiologist and Speech Therapist. After relocating to Durban in 2010, having working abroad for 10 years, Fathima felt there was a lack of experienced quality hearing care and speech therapy services in Durban. The Practice was then established and over the years has grown from strength to strength.
Our emphasis is on the highest quality of care and we will ensure that you receive the best possible treatment. We have the ability to empathize with your concerns, while offering a professional service at all times.
We provide a comprehensive and holistic hearing care and speech therapy service for all age ranges from babies to the elderly.
This refers to difficulties producing speech sounds and it impacts on the clarity of speech.
Language & Communication Difficulties:
This is an impairment in the ability to understand (receptive) and/or use (expressive) words. It includes inappropriate use of words and their meanings, the inability to express ideas, incorrect grammar, reduced vocabulary and the inability to follow directions.
Cognitive – Communicative Difficulties:
These are conditions that causes one to have difficulty thinking and processing information. Typically symptoms include change in awareness, perception, reasoning, memory and judgment.
It is characterized by an interruption in the flow of speech, which is referred to as stuttering. It includes repetition of sounds, prolongations and blocks.
One may have difficulty with pitch, volume or quality of their voice such as hoarseness or loss of voice.
This refers to difficulty passing food or liquid from the mouth to the stomach. It usually occurs with neurological conditions such a stroke, cerebral palsy or head trauma.