Hearing tests can detect and measure the severity of hearing loss. Find out who needs a hearing test, what types of hearing tests can be done and how to get a hearing test.
A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.
Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.
Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Find out when you should get help.
Speech development in children
Kids learn to talk and develop at their own rate, but there are some general patterns of speech development for babies and children. Find out more.
Glue ear (otitis media with effusion) develops when liquid builds up inside your middle ear. Learn about its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Hearing loss is usually permanent, but you can protect your hearing by avoiding loud noise. Know the symptoms, when to get tested and what you can do to help prevent hearing loss.
Cleft lip and cleft palate
Cleft lip or palate develops when parts of the lip, upper jaw or roof of the mouth don’t join properly early on in pregnancy, resulting in an opening or cleft.
Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do here.
Dyslexia is a common learning disability that makes reading and spelling difficult. Evidence-based programs can help people learn to read and spell.