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Emergency Department

Audiology Services

Printable Audiology Pamphlet

Our Team


  • Members of the College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Manitoba (CASLPM)
  • Master’s Degree or a Clinical Doctorate Degree in Audiology
  • Screen, assess, identify, diagnose, and manage hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, and other auditory/balance disorders for people of all ages.

What Services are Provided?

  • Assessment and screening of hearing for infants, children, and adults.
  • Diagnosis of hearing loss, counseling about the type, degree and effects of the hearing loss.
  • Selection/fitting of hearing aids, FM systems, and other assistive devices for children under the age of 18 through the Manitoba Children’s Hearing Aid plan.
  • Follow up from school screening programs.
  • Participation in Preschool Wellness Fairs.
  • Auditory processing assessment (8 years and older).
  • Consultation with/referral to early intervention programs, and other professionals
  • Counselling on the proper use of hearing protection and the importance of protecting hearing in excessive noise.

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

  • Bachelor of Education Degree, a Manitoba Teacher’s License, and certification in Deaf Education.
  • Provide home/community based intervention for preschoolers with diagnosed permanent hearing loss.

What Services are Provided?

  • Provides home/community based intervention with preschoolers diagnosed with permanent hearing loss.
  • Provides demonstration therapy to parents, caregivers and involved professionals along with working towards improving speech, auditory skills, receptive and expressive language and school readiness skills.
  • Setting goals and providing strategies to parents of children with hearing loss.

Audiology Assistants

  • Audiology Assistant Certificate
  • Work in a supportive role with Audiologists
  • May also perform tasks that are delegated and supervised by an Audiologist.

Newborn Hearing Screeners

  • Provide hearing screening services to newborns in hospitals and in Audiology Departments.

Administrative Staff

  • Serve as a point of contact for patients and referrals. Books all patient appointments.
  • Supports the Audiology staff in their daily duties.

How can you access the program?

  • Children do not need a referral. Parents can call to request an appointment if they have concerns.
  • Adults need a referral from their doctor, nurse practitioner, or another healthcare provider.
  • Services by the Teacher of the Hearing Impaired are for preschool children in the Brandon/Southern PMH areas with permanent hearing loss. Referrals must come from the Audiologist or from other professionals working with those children.

How long will you have to wait for a hearing test?

  • Wait times will vary throughout the region.
  • Patients are prioritized based on symptoms/ hearing issues.
  • Children are typically given priority.
  • All insured services are provided at no cost.

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program (UNHS)

  • 2 to 3 out of every 1000 babies are born in Canada each year with a hearing loss.
  • This program helps to identify children with hearing loss or those who are at risk for hearing loss so they may receive diagnostic and intervention services early.
  • The critical years for developing speech and language are 0-3 years of age.
  • An undetected/untreated hearing loss can cause delayed speech-language development, social and emotional issues, and difficulties in school.

Where does screening take place?

  • Screening will be offered shortly after birth at:
  • Brandon Regional Health Centre
  • Dauphin Regional Health Centre
  • Neepawa Health Centre

If your baby was not born in one of these centers you can have your healthcare provider fax a UNHS (Universal Newborn Hearing Screening) referral form to the following to request an appointment:
Fax: 204-629-3465


Brandon Audiology Department

Town Centre- Public Health Services
A5-800 Rosser Ave.
Brandon, MB. R7A 6N5
Please direct all correspondence to:
Phone: 204-578-2390
Fax: 204-629-3465

Dauphin/Swan River Audiology Department

Please direct all correspondence to:
Phone: 204-638-2164
Fax: 204-629-3430

Dauphin Regional Health Centre
625, 3rd Street, SW
Dauphin, MB R7N 1R7

Swan Valley Health Centre
1101 Main Street
Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0

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