HFAD OPD Services mission is to provide allied health services (audiological, speech and psychological) at subsidized rates by experienced professionals, offering hope, guidance and encouragement.
Goals For The Welfare Of Community
The major goal of out-patient department in HFAD is to provide all the facilities (audiology, speech and psychology) under one roof for the convenience of the patients. It aims to help people to get best therapy and services at affordable rates.
It was established in 2013 with the aim to provide speech and language
assessment and therapy for all types of speech and language disorders
not only for academy students but also for all out patients having
problems like (articulation disorder, stammering, voice disorders,
dysarthria, speech and language delay etc.
Assessment and management of all types of speech and language disorders for all age groups. Including
➢ Speech and language delay
➢ Voice disorders
➢ Speech and language delay due to hearing impairment
In 2002, separate audiology section was established. It is equipped with latest digital equipment with in academy premises.
HFAD is providing thesefacilities to outpatients:
❖ Audiological Assessment
➢ Otoacustic Emission (OAE)
➢ Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
➢ Puretone Audiometery (PTA)
➢ Conditioned Play Audiometery (CPA)
➢ Speech Audiometry
❖ Ear mould fabrication
❖ Hearing aid dispensing
❖ Counselling and guidance
Objectives of psychological OPD services are to provide refined treatment and
intervention strategies related to mental health and well being. Services include
➢ Consultation and guidance
➢ Assessment with the help of reliable and valid tools for these problems:
1. Neurodevelopmental disorders
2. Intellectual functioning
3. Behavior related issues
4. Learning and academics difficulties
5.Adolescent and adult psychotherapy