Audiology workshop - resounding success
Posted on August 07, 2009
Record attendance exceeding 200 audiologists at workshop with international speakers, Dr James W Hall & Marlene Bagatto.
Posted on July 24, 2009
The popular Vuvuzela trumpet used at soccer games in South Africa emits a dangerously loud sound.
The first trans-Atlantic hearing test - a breakthrough in telemedicine
Posted on April 15, 2009
The first hearing evaluation, in real time, was conducted on a patient in Africa from the annual convention of the American Academy of Audiology in Dallas Texas on the 4th of April.
Record attendance at Auditory Neuropathy workshops
Posted on March 26, 2009
Workshops hosted by the University of Pretoria, Dept of Communication Pathology and the HASS medical group was a resounding success with more than 240 participants in attendance.
First formalised infant hearing screening at immunization visits
Posted on March 02, 2009
A postgraduate student in the Dept of Communication Pathology, Niki Friderichs, is coordinating the first formalised infant hearing screening project at primary health care clinics in Cape Town.
Speakeasy support group for stuttering and dysfluency
Posted on February 18, 2009
Speakeasy, a support group for individuals who stutter or have any dysfluency difficulty, will have its first meeting for 2009 on Wednesday 4 March.
Development of a WHO ICF Core Set for Hearing
Posted on February 17, 2009
Prof De Wet Swanepoel represented the Africa WHO region at the first steering committee meeting for development of a WHO ICF core set for hearing.
Workshop on Ear Canal Management for Audiologists
Posted on February 02, 2009
Prof Ross Roeser from the Callier Center, University of Texas in Dallas, presented a hands-on workshop for Audiology staff members on ear canal management.
CPD activities for 2009
Posted on January 07, 2009
Scheduled CPD activities by the Department of Communication Pathology during 2009
National Recognition for Research and Academic Contribution in Audiology
Posted on November 13, 2008
The South African Association of Audiologists presented Dr De Wet Swanepoel with the Annual Award for Best Contribution in the field of Academics and Research for 2008.
Conversational Group Annual Open Evening
Posted on October 23, 2008
On 15 October the Conversational Group members comprising individuals living with either Aphasia or a Cognitive-Communication difficulty had their annual Open Evening in the Klubsaal on Campus.
Auditory Neuropathy workshop 24 & 26 March 2009
Posted on September 25, 2008
The first Auditory Neuropathy workshop in South Africa is being hosted in Pretoria and Cape Town
Baby receives hearing aids in community project
Posted on September 18, 2008
A baby with hearing loss receives state-of-the-art hearing aids as a result of a community project and a generous donation.
September is Hearing Awareness month
Posted on August 28, 2008
The Department of Communication Pathology will be participating in the Hearing Awareness Month campaign with the South African Association of Audiologists. Up to 10% of South Africans present with some degree of hearing loss.
New unit offers help to many
Posted on August 13, 2008
Good news for a bad problem!
Ringing in the ears, otherwise known as tinnitus, is a common and often debilitating problem for many people. A newly established unit offers help.
Excellent turn-out for audiology workshop by Prof James Hall
Posted on July 31, 2008
A packed audience of 230 audiologists attended the workshop by Prof James Hall on tinnitus, hyperacusis and current practice in electro-acoustic measures.
Communication Pathology Centenary Conference
Posted on July 01, 2008
Conference on new developments in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Award for Marion Downs Pediatric Lecture by Dr De Wet Swanepoel
Posted on June 05, 2008
Dr Swanepoel received an award from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation for presenting the Marion Downs Pediatric Lecture in Charlotte, North Carolina during the annual convention of the American Academy of Audiology (2 -5 April 2008).
Workshop in Aphasia and Cognitive Communication
Posted on May 07, 2008
New Trends in the Management of Aphasia and
Cognitive Communication Disorders: The Role of Group Therapy
Communication Pathology CPD Programme for 2008
Posted on March 07, 2008
Attached the CPD programme for 2008 hosted by the Department