Hearing Impairment Team
There are different types and degrees of hearing loss:
- Any hearing impairment is likely to have an impact on speech and language development,
literacy skills, social communication and emotional development
- Under Newborn Hearing Screening Programme(NHSP), hearing loss is identified early. Following diagnosis IPaSS (HI)
become involved with the child and family. Close liaison with colleagues in the Audiology Dept within the
Health Authority, continues through childhood.
A referral can be made to the service from education and health providers; please download our referral form