Ms. Janani Jeyaraman is a Speech Therapist and Audiologist and has an experience of 14 years in these fields. She completed M.Sc (SLP) from All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Mysore in 2005 and LSLS Cert AVT from AGBell Academy Washington DC in 2008. She is a member of Indian Speech and Hearing Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: New Born Care,Autism,Hearing Aid Fitting,Cerebral Plasy and Hearing Deficiency Assessment etc.
Q: When do I need to see a speech therapist?
A: You need to see a speech therapist, when you are having following problems - pronunciation problems - communication problems - understanding, comprehension issues - language disorder
Q: Can a speech therapist help to manage autistic children?
A: Yes, a speech therapist can help to manage autistic children by improving their communication and language. They help in improving articulation, communicating verbally and non verbally, conversational and comprehension skills.
Q: Can stammering be corrected by the treatment of a speech therapist?
A: Stammering can be corrected by the treatment from a speech therapist as it teaches to reduce speed of speech and notice stammering.
Q: Does a speech therapist prescribe medications?
A: No, a speech therapist doesn't prescribe medications. They help in developing language, improving communication and articulation of speech.
Q: What is the required qualification to become a speech therapist?
A: To become a speech therapist, a degree or diploma in speech therapy is required after completion of any basic undergraduate degree in life sciences.