Audiology rehab in Peoria IL & CAPD Treatment

Those whose children struggle with hearing loss or reduced hearing can take solace knowing that Mueller Pediatric provides top-notch children's audiology rehab in Peoria IL.

 

Difficulty hearing, understanding, speaking, and overall communication are only a few of the problems that audiologists can help you treat.

 

With rehabilitation, an audiologist in Peoria IL can help identify, treat and provide solutions to the impairments your child may be facing.

Free Audiological Evaluation

 

Custom Kids' Hearing Aids & CAPD Therapy for Kids

Treating auditory processing disorders and hearing loss at a young age requires certified professional help. Whether you have taken advantage of our free evaluation or already have a diagnosis from your peds physician, we can help you take the next step toward improving your child’s hearing.

Audiologists in Peoria, Illinois:

Fittings for Kids' Hearing Aids

 

Our two certified audiologist specialists can conduct CAPD Diagnostic Testing along with scheduling in-house Therapy sessions.

 

When a hearing aid has been suggested by your child’s primary physician or by one of our staff, we provide a unique service. With our certified audiologists, we at Mueller Pediatric Therapy now offer custom hearing aid fittings for kids, along with necessary adjustments as their needs change. Read more about getting help with a children’s hearing aid here.

 

What is Audiology Rehab In Peoria IL?

You may be wondering: “What is Audiology Rehab?” Well, audiological rehab is the process of providing treatment for those who are hearing impaired. This process helps you and your loved ones discover the cause of hearing problems and solutions to fix them. Hearing problems are most common in older people but it is likely to observe hearing problems in children as well.

If a family member of yours struggles with hearing, speech, and overall communication issues, professional audiologists may be able to help fix these underlying issues. Aural rehabilitation usually consists of specialized services which cater to the needs of each patient. There are, however, common strategies used to treat hearing problems. Below are a few possible benefits of audiologist therapy. 

  • Improving speech

  • Improved hearing

  • Improved ability to understand social cues.

  • Prevention of learning disabilities

Audiology rehab goes by a few different names. Some will call it "rehabilitative audiology" or "aural rehabilitation." For a rehabilitative audiology definition, refer to our above explanation for audiology rehab in Peoria IL. Aural rehabilitation/speech therapy is yet another term that falls under the umbrella of audiology, which lends itself to a separate conversation: aural habilitation vs rehabilitation. Regardless of the named used, audiology is the process of providing rehabilitation for the hearing impaired.

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Why is Audiology Important?

With about one in five Americans experiencing hearing loss, it is important to understand the cause of the problem. When you or someone you know Is having trouble hearing, it is best to visit an audiologist to get to the root of the problem before the condition worsens. Audiologists assist in the treatment of underlying communication issues that you may be experiencing. Whether it is a child, adult or elderly person, aural rehab can give them hope for better communication overall.

Audiology rehab can equip you with the tools and knowledge to succeed, even in the face of hearing loss. Aural rehabilitation services can give you strategies to improve listening and increase your communication effectiveness. Further, it can help you become a more effective communicator.

Free Speech Screenings

 

For audiology rehab in Peoria IL to be successful, you'll have to be realistic about your expectations. In regards to hearing aids and assistive technology, it's important that you understand what your aid is and isn't capable of. When you have realistic expectations, it is easier to adjust to your hearing aid.

In short, rehabilitation services will focus on adjusting to your hearing loss, making the best use of your hearing aids, exploring assistive devices that might help, managing conversations, and taking charge of developing your communication skills.

Benefits of Audiologists

Having good hearing is critical to communication in everyday life. Though it is still possible to communicate without the ability to hear well, it heavily limits your ability to communicate effectively. Audiologists' goal is to eliminate the misunderstandings, poor hearing, and side effects that come with it. Not only does poor hearing affect your ability to hear others, but it can also affect your speech as well, especially in children.

Investing in great audiology services can help you prevent, diagnose and lessen the effects it may have on you. Improved hearing can, of course, help your conversational effectiveness but also social, emotional and academic life. Everyone deserves to be able to successfully communicate and audiology’s mission is to do just that. If you are serious about improving you or your child’s life, audiology is a great investment now, especially considering the following benefits:

  • Improving speech. Sometimes a person with a hearing loss needs help in saying words more clearly and keeping his voice level pleasant.

  • Managing communication. Audiology rehab can help those with hearing loss to develop skills to improve communication and effectively share thoughts and ideas.

Free Developmental Screenings

 

Audiology rehab involves generating aural rehabilitation activities, goals, and an overall plan. In this way, you can track progress and watch results develop in both the short and long term. Whether you want aural habilitation for children or adults, you'll begin to see results immediately.

Audiological Rehab in Peoria IL

Mueller Pediatric Therapy has long been the trusted practice for professional therapy in the Peoria area. We are Private Pediatric Agency serving clients from birth to 18 years of age, and we strive to be therapists you can trust. Our commitment is to help your child develop to his/her fullest potential. 

 

Located in Central Illinois, Peoria has a population of over 115,000 people. Peoria is also home to large companies such as Caterpillar, CEFCU, and Maui Jim. With all of the employees of these companies, there are many families who are in need of audiology rehabilitation. 

 

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"Mueller Pediatric Therapy was a great help to my son when our previous speech therapist fell short of our expectations. The owner, Erin Mueller, took a personal interest in my son’s case and assigned the therapist she felt would be the best fit for my son’s needs. Vicky jumped right in and within the first session had a diagnosis and therapy plan to go forward. We received more personalized treatment in the first month than we had in 6 months with our previous therapist. Vicky had a vast amount of experience that was evident in the way she worked with my son and the knowledge she was able to pass on to me about my son’s condition. She was so personal and easy to work with. I would recommend Vicky and Mueller Pediatric Therapy to anyone looking for a fresh start to their therapy needs."

- T.C.

"We have chosen Mueller Pediatric Therapy for all 4 of our children. Over the past 9 years we have utilized their amazing speech therapists to work with our boys while they were going through Early Invention. They have given them the skills and tools they need to jump start their speech and be able to start school with the confidence they need to succeed. They are now in 6th, 4th, and 1st grade and doing fantastic. My daughter is 4 1/2, autistic, and has been with Mueller since Early Intervention. When she started she was non-verbal, had no real interactions with others and was very withdrawn. In 2 short years she had become a totally different girl. With Mueller's speech, speech group, and OT services she has thrived. She greets people when she sees them, wants to play with others, and just over the last 3 months has started talking. I owe so much to the ladies at Mueller who have taught my kids, stood up for them, cheered them on and pushed them to become better! I would recommend them all day because without them, my children wouldn't be who they are today."

- Erin C.

"Graeme started speech services with Mueller about a year ago. The difference it has made! He speaks so much more and really enjoys time with his teacher Miss Maggie. He looks forward to his sessions. I know both Graeme and I will be sad when he is too old to continue."

- C. E.

"Erin is a very gifted and talented speech therapist. I was constantly amazed at her understanding of how sounds are formed and further amazed at her ability to accurately know which sounds my son was articulating and which sounds needed help. He constantly progressed while under her instruction. Furthermore, Erin truly cared about his development and ability to accomplish sounds. It wasn’t just a “job” to her, she cared, at a personal level, about his development. I was excited when Erin started Mueller Pediatric Therapy. The more people she could touch through her services and through her therapists, the more families that would be blessed."

- Dorine Aberle

Miss Emma (speech), Miss Jamie (previous OT), and Miss Amy (DT) have been so great with me and my son over the years. They have always had interest in what works best for us and listening to my son's cues and what he needs, how he learns best. Greyson has not always been the most willing to do things that come harder for him, but with the help from this staff, their consistent care and patient minds, he is thriving and has come leaps and bounds from where he first started. We are thankful, grateful and blessed to have these professionals in our corner. Thank you so much for all you do for us!

- Jenna Darnell

I would highly recommend my daughter's Speech Therapist, Brittany Hoffmire, because she was wonderful with Mackenzie. She really related to her and really connected with my child by catering to her needs, moods, and her actions on the day of her therapy session. Brittany was constantly working hard with my daughter and always made her laugh and smile. Brittany and Mackenzie had a wonderful connection of which I had never seen with any of her other therapists. Brittany has a wonderful and outgoing personality which really showed when she was working with my daughter. My daughter always looked forward to when Miss Brittany came to her house and always hated to see her leave. I would highly recommend Brittany Hoffmire to any parents looking for a speech therapist because of her awesome ability to work and relate to kids. Thank you very much Brittany for making a difference in my daughter's life and with her speech. You are one in a million. Keep up the awesome work you are doing!! Thank you!

- Nicole Berg

About Us

Mueller Pediatric Therapy, Ltd., was established by Erin Mueller, Speech-Language Pathologist, in 2008. MPT is passionate about providing quality Pediatric Therapy Services. We are the leading Pediatric Therapy Agency in Central Illinois offering a wide array of services for children ages Birth-18 years. We look forward to working with you and your child!

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