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At this time the SC Equipment Distribution Program office is closed to the public due to COVID-19. Our office will be available by appointment only.  Please feel free to call our office for any assistance you may need regarding equipment or questions you may have. We will do our best to assist you.  You may also reach out via email. Our contact information can be found at the bottom of this page.

The ORS will be closed on Friday, January 21, 2022 due to inclement weather.

USC Speech and Hearing Research Center

About Us

Untreated hearing loss in individuals of any age is a serious medical, educational, and vocational problem. Hearing loss not only affects the hearing-challenged individual but their family interactions and personal lives as well. The Hearing Clinic at the USC Speech and Hearing Research Center is committed to early identification and treatment of hearing loss as well as to counseling patients and their families on treatment options. Diagnostic evaluations are available to individuals of all ages.

The USC Cochlear Implant Program and the USC Hearing Aid Program at the USC Speech & Hearing Research Center is dedicated to providing meaningful sound to the lives of individuals with significant hearing loss through a partnership of medicine, technology, education, and rehabilitation. Through appropriate follow-up and rehabilitation, most hearing aid and cochlear implant recipients are able to significantly improve the quality of their lives. The Programs offer children and adults with hearing challenges the medical, technological, and intervention resources to learn to listen and speak – to communicate fully in the world around them.

Our patients are important to us. Our professional staff is committed to providing the best medical, (re)habilitation, and support services available and ensuring that our patients receive the maximum benefits from their amplification.

Services

Hearing Screening and full Diagnostic Evaluation

Hearing Aid Evaluation, Selection, Fittings, and Maintenance

Cochlear Implant Candidacy Evaluation, Fittings, and Maintenance

Assistive Listening Device Selection and Fittings

Retail Maintenance Items such as Batteries, Dry Aid Kits/Dry & Store Zephyr, Dry Briks, Earmold Lubricants, Retention Products

Swim Molds, Noise Protection/Hearing Conservation, Musician's Earplugs, Communications Molds

Auditory Verbal Therapy/Aural (re)habilitation Therapy

 

Learn more about our Hearing Aids at:
Hearing Aid Program