Infant Hearing Screening

The Victorian Infant Heating Screening Program (VIHSP) screens the hearing of newborn babies in their first weeks of lie. Early detection and intervention improves outcomes for babies with hearing loss.

Parents/guardians of babies, identified as requiring audiology, are fully supported through the process of diagnosis and intervention by VIHSP Early Support Services.

The screen:

  • is performed by trained hearing screeners
  • uses standard technology (Automated Auditory Brainstem Response AABR)

Day:        2nd Friday of the month
Times:     9.00am onwards
Cost:        nil
Where:    Community Health Centre

For further information go to http://www.rch.org.au/vihsp/ or to book an appointment please contact the Gippsland VIHSP office on 5173 8895.

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