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Pediatric audiology: Helping children overcome hearing loss

Children with varying degrees of hearing loss - from mild to severe - are living healthy, normal lives with the care and support of our highly trained audiologists. We evaluate the hearing and listening skills of infants, children and adolescents and we're an approved provider for the Virginia Department of Health Newborn Hearing Screening Program.

Child and therapist reading a book

Diagnostic services

We provide hearing evaluations in a family-centered environment that inspires confidence and trust. Testing includes:

  • Auditory brain stem response
  • Auditory processing evaluations of listening skills of school-age children
  • Bone anchored hearing aid evaluations for surgical and soft band fittings
  • Hearing aid evaluations, specializing in fitting infants and toddlers
  • Newborn hearing screening follow-up
  • Pediatric hearing evaluations
  • Unilateral hearing loss monitoring and management

Young boy with cochlear implant

An individual treatment plan for your child

Your family will receive a treatment plan, made just for you, that will provide guidance and recommendations on the appropriate care for your child's hearing loss. The plan will include:

  • Classroom strategies
  • Community resource information, including Early Intervention/Infant Services
  • Counseling
  • Digital hearing aids with Bluetooth technology
  • FM trainers for home and school use
  • Hearing aids

Dylan's story

See what happens when Dylan hears for the first time.


Meet the team

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Ann Kessee, MS, CCC-A
Ann Kessee MS, CCC-A Audiology Read more
Jennifer White, MS, CCC-A
Jennifer White MS, CCC-A Audiology
Center for Craniofacial Care
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Emily Zwicky, AuD, CCC-A
Emily Zwicky AuD, CCC-A Audiology Read more


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