Hearing management

Health tips

Decibel damage

Listening to your iPod at maximum volume or regularly attending rock concerts will damage your hearing.

Check hearing problems out

If you suspect your child may have hearing or speech problems, it's important to get a professional assessment as soon as possible.

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Hearing Expert

Heidi Allan is a qualified audiologist and speech-language therapist with 28 years experience both in South Africa and the Netherlands. I am a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the South African Speech-Language Hearing Association and the South African Audiology Association. I have held leadership roles at both provincial and national level in my profession and deliver presentations across the country on aspects of audiology. My areas of particular interest include Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD), hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation, diagnostic audiology and public education.

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