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Auditory Habilitation Unit

Mr. Ranjith heads a team of habilitationists who run a full-time service for auditory verbal habilitation

A forerunner of its kind in India where habilitation/rehabilitation of children with cochlear implant is done with the aim to teach the hearing challenged child to hear, listen and then speak. Specially trained teachers train the implantees and co-ordinate between the clinic, parents and the schools.

MERF has a State-Of-The-Art Auditory verbal habilitation unit at Palavakkam, which works in tandem with the sophisticated Audiology & Speech Therapy Department at MERFISH, Mandaveli and also integrates with three unique Satellite centers across Tamil Nadu, namely Coimbatore,Trichy and Madurai, which also have state of the art equipment for diagnosis and work up of hearing loss among children.These centers also have experienced Habilitationists who provide a first hand Habilitation services to Cochlear Implantees from across the State. The chief hablitation unit at Chennai regularly audits and supervises all the hablitation centres through a integrated network.