Language, Speech, and Hearing Department MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center

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Contact Information

MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center
Contact: Susan Blatt Summers, Director
Email Address: ssummers@partners.org
Phone: 978-354-2650
Fax: 978-740-4980

57 Highland Avenue Salem, MA 01970
Area Served: Northeast

Map Location Language, Speech, and Hearing Department

Narrative

The Department of Language, Speech, and Hearing provides comprehensive, state of the art evaluation & treatment of communication problems to a pediatric population including: hearing loss, fluency, voice, articulation/phonological delay and disorder, language delay and disorder, language-learning disabilities, AAC, cleft palate, cerebral palsy, autism and feeding disorders. Multi-disciplinary develpmental evaluation and Feeding teams available.  Follow up recommendations and consultative services are also provided.

The Audiology department provides comprehensive Audiological evaluations for both the Pediatric and adult populations. Our team works closely with specialists to ensure early identification and appropriate management of hearing loss. Our Level One Approved Audiological Assessment/Diagnostic Center designation is the highest level designated by Massachusetts Department of Public Health Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program.  Our services include:

  • Analysis of hearing aid function
  • Auditory brainstem response
  • Diagnostic audiology
  • Educational audiology
  • Family counseling & coordinated care
  • FM selection and evaluation
  • Hearing aid evaluation and selection
  • Newborn hearing screening
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Tympanometry

 

 

Service Types

  • Rehabilitation
  • Speech Therapy

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Health
  • Aetna Health Insurance Company
  • Aetna Life Insurance Company
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA HMO Blue
  • ConnectiCare of Massachusetts
  • Connecticut General Life Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Insurance Company
  • Health New England
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization
  • Tufts Insurance Company
  • UniCare Life and Health Insurance Company
  • United HealthCare Insurance Company
  • United Healthcare of New England

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Counseling

Populations Served

  • Aphasia
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cleft Lip & Palate
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Developmental Delay Birth to 3
  • Developmental Disability
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Oral/Touch Defensive
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Speech Impairment
  • Stroke

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: JCAHO