reconnect

lifestyle hearing and speech therapy solutions

Ever been a little concerned about your hearing? HearX headed up by South Africa’s leading audiology expert, Prof. Dewet Swanepoel of the University of Pretoria, has developed the hearDigits Web App which is available on the Reconnect website. This easy 3 minute digits-in-noise hearing test is a clinically-validated test that classifies the outcome as normal hearing or as a possible hearing problem.

Try it on our website under the Hearing Test tab.
For clinical validation see https://hearxgroup.com/research/

Reconnect Lifestyle Hearing and Speech Therapy Solutions is an audiological and speech therapy group of practices currently employing 3 audiologists and 4 speech and language therapists, as well as 6 administration and support staff.

In addition to seeing patients in its consulting rooms at Umhlanga Hospital Medical Centre, at Strathmore Park in Musgrave Road, in Hillcrest at 22 Old Main Road and at the Reconnect Balance Clinic at Hillcrest Hospital, the practice also provides speech therapy to many children at schools in KZN, including Clifton Preparatory School, Durban Girls College, Marist Stella, Durban Preparatory High School and St Henry’s;  as well as providing hearing screening to more than 30 schools from Richards Bay to Underberg.The members of these practices adopt a team approach and work in association with numerous other medical and educational specialities including GPs, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, Paediatricians, Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapists and Educators.

estimated costs

hearing assessment

It all depends on nature of the patient’s condition and what the tests the audiologist is therefore required to carry out. However, on average, it is normally about R920 of which most medical aids cover about R800 depending on what medical aid you are with and what scheme you are on in that medical aid.

CAPD

It all depends on nature of the patient’s condition and what the tests the audiologist is therefore required to carry out. However, on average, it is normally about R3500.00, of which most medical aids cover about
R2600.00 depending on what medical aid you are with and what scheme you are on in that medical aid.

speech therapy

A speech assessment is R2480.00 of which most medical aids cover about R1700.00 depending on what medical aid you are with and what scheme you are on in that medical aid. Thereafter speech therapy sessions are charged R360.00 per ½ hour session and most medical aids cover about R225.00 of this amount.
A voice assessment is R1020.00 of which most medical aids cover about R750.00 depending on what medical aid you are with and what scheme you are on in that medical aid. Thereafter speech therapy sessions are charged R360.00 per ½ hour session and most medical aids cover about R225.00 of this amount.

“If I could have only one of my senses then then I would choose hearing. Then I wouldn’t feel so all alone.” Helen Keller