May 24, 2017

Free hearing screenings to be available June 5 at Purdue clinic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's M.D. Steer Audiology Clinic is offering free hearing screenings on June 5.

The screenings will be 9:30 a.m. to noon in Lyles-Porter Hall, 715 Clinic Drive (near Harrison Street and South University Street); check-in will be on the first floor in Room 1041. Screenings are free and open to adults 18 and older. To schedule an appointment, call 765-494-4229.

The screenings are recommended for anyone who has experienced ringing in ears, exposure to loud noise, frequent ear infections, or difficulty hearing speech in noisy rooms.

Clinical instructors and graduate students from the clinic will perform the 15-minute screenings.

The M.D. Steer Audiology Clinic is home to a variety of professional diagnostic and rehabilitative services. A referral is not required for access to these services. All of the students in the accredited clinical program gain clinical experience while working with patients seen at the clinic under the direct supervision of clinical faculty mentors.

The clinic is part of the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, which is housed in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

State Street Redevelopment Project construction is under way. This work will close a portion of State Street and significantly affect surrounding thoroughfares in West Lafayette. For construction and project information, visit http://www.statestreetwl.com/

Writer: Dan Howell, 765-494-2028, dhowell@purdue.edu 

Source: Jennifer Simpson, 765-494-3789, jsible@purdue.edu 

Related Web site:

Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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