East Stroudsburg's Speech And Hearing Center

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On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 PM I observed an hour and forty five minute secession at East Stroudsburg’s Speech and Hearing Center. East Stroudsburg’s Speech and Hearing Center is located on campus, in the town of East Stroudsburg PA, on the second floor of Monroe (building). The clinic at ESU was very clean and organized. It had multiple therapy and diagnostic rooms that were set up nicely and welcoming for a client. The types of population seen at the ESU’s clinic range from any age for speech therapy or audiological visits. The clinical audiologist I observed was Susan Dillmuth- Miller Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA..
The secession started at 2:00 PM, and began in the audiology room where there is the main therapy room and then two sound treated rooms separated by a glass window. The sound treated rooms have been modified in a special way (double wall, incandescent lighting, floor suspended etc.) which results in blocking out unwanted noise to allow for reliable testing results (DeBonis and Donhue, 2008). Dr. Miller seated the patient in the main therapy room where she introduced herself to the client and gave her an overview of what was going to be taking place during the secession. The client I observed in junior high previously had Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). The client’s complaint was that it was sometimes difficult for her in class to listen and understand. The client’s visit was to get a check up to see if her ADP was still significant or got worse from when…
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