Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent

Site: Chatham - Lark St

Service: Audiology Services and Infant Hearing Program - Chatham

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-0520
Toll Free Phone 1-877-352-0089
TTY Phone 1-226-996-9967
Fax 519-354-7355
E-Mail dlitwinmakey@ctc-ck.com
Website www.childrenstreatment-ck.com
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Primary Contact Donna Litwin-Makey, Executive Director; Phone: 519-354-0520 ext 228; Email: dlitwinmakey@ctc-ck.com
Volunteer Coordinator Marnie Ball, Team Leader - Client Support, Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent; Phone: (Business) 519-354-0520 ext 243
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Registered audiologists serve both children and adults. In-depth hearing tests are performed. Hearing related counseling for clients and their families and consultation with involved caregivers is also provided. 
 
Audiology services include
* Hearing Testing – determines if there is hearing loss, the extent and what kind 
* Middle ear testing- to rule out hearing loss related to reasons like ear infections or excessive wax buildup 
* Hearing aid prescription/evaluation- to discuss the use of hearing aids, provide information and prescribe a hearing aid 
* Hearing aid dispensing/selling hearing aids 
* Hearing aid re-check 
* Central Auditory Processing testing- for children between the ages of seven to thirteen, who may be experiencing learning difficulties 
* Otoacoustic Emissions testing- to test the reliability and function of the cochlea (organ of hearing) 
 
The Ontario Infant Hearing Program identifies infants who are born deaf or hard of hearing or who are at risk of hearing loss in early childhood. The program provides parents of deaf or hard of hearing infants with the services needed to develop communication and language skills and to give them the best start in life. 
 
The program is for children from birth to 6 years (Grade 1 entry) with a permanent hearing loss in Windsor, Essex, and Chatham-Kent. The following services are are provided:  
* Universal Newborn Hearing Screening 
* Audiological assessments and follow-up 
* Communication development 
* Family Support Services
Hours Mon-Thu 7:45 am-5 pm, Fri 7:45 am-4 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Those in need of treatment or audiology services
Application Appointment needed. Call for more information or to self-refer.
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - some fees apply for Adult Audiology Services
Agency Information
Established 1948
Primary Executive Donna Litwin-Makey, Executive Director; Phone: 519-354-0520 ext 228; Email: dlitwinmakey@ctc-ck.com
Alternate Executive Marnie Ball, Team Leader - Client Support, Children's Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent; Phone: 519-354-0520 ext 243; Email: mball@ctc-ck.com
Funding Provincial - MInistry of Children and Youth Services ; Donations
Elections June-Board of Directors at Children's Treatment Centre
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
355 Lark St
Chatham, ON N7L 5B2
 
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Intersection Lark St and Baldoon Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Ramps * Accessible playground available to public behind building

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