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Audiology Department

The Audiology and Speech Pathology Department at Arkansas Children's offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for children of all ages. As one of the premier pediatric hospitals in the region, we are proud to contribute to the hospital mission of championing children by making them better today and healthier tomorrow. It is our goal to provide excellence in all of the clinical services that we offer to our patients and their families.

Appointments

Audiology Clinic appointments are available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to Arkansas Children's. Your child's doctor may contact the scheduling center to make a referral to Arkansas Children's Hospital by calling 501-364-4000 or Arkansas Children's Northwest by calling 479-725-6583. Your physician will need to fax a signed order on the Arkansas Children’s referred ancillary form.

If your child does not have a regular physician, please contact us and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.

Care Provided

  • Comprehensive evaluation and intervention services relative to hearing and hearing disorders for children from birth to age 21
  • Specialties include infant assessment, hearing aids, cochlear implants, educational audiology, assistive technology, parent education/training and family support training
  • EARS (Educational Audiology/Speech Pathology Resources in Schools) helps support students and educators through contracted, school-based services (families can ask their local school district or early childhood program if they use the EARS program or other school-based audiology services)
  • HOP (Hearing Outreach Program) provides on-site hearing screening to centers, preschools and other facilities through pre-arranged scheduling
  • A certified, licensed audiologist is available for each session and a multi-disciplinary team evaluation can be arranged upon request including a pediatric otolaryngologist, geneticist, speech-language pathologist, social worker, psychologists, early intervention, etc.
  • On-site training and continuing professional development can be arranged through contract

Locations

Arkansas Children's Hospital
Audiology Department - South Wing, 2nd Floor
Phone: 501-364-4319
Appointments: 501-364-4000
Fax: 501-364-5440

Arkansas Children's Northwest
Phone: 479-725-6800
Scheduling fax: 479-725-6582
Referral fax: 479-725-6583