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Audiology Services

Eckelmann-Taylor has over 50 years of experience as an audiologist serving Bloomington-Normal. Our affiliation with Illinois State University has allowed us to provide audiology services to all of Bloomington-Normal and its surrounding areas. Our Doctors of Audiology work with doctoral students to diagnose and treat hearing loss and related problems, providing customized treatment plans for each patient. Our audiology services include:

Ear Wax (Cerumen) Removal
Ear Wax (Cerumen) Removal

Ear wax, cerumen, is produced to protest the ear from dust, debris, and infections. However, it can build up and cause hearing loss, pain, pressure, dizziness, or tinnitus. Cerumen blockages can be common, especially for people who use cotton swabs or hearing aids. If a blockage is present, it needs to be removed. At Eckelmann-Taylor…

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Cochlear Implant Services
Cochlear Implant Services

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic at Illinois State University is offering cochlear implant services. A cochlear implant is a surgical hearing solution.  A licensed audiologist, along with graduate clinicians offer cochlear implant candidacy testing, initial activation, and follow up services.  We…

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Comprehensive Hearing Examinations
Comprehensive Hearing Examinations

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic’s audiologists and graduate student clinicians provide comprehensive audiological evaluations for individuals of all ages abilities. Hearing evaluations assess the integrity of the auditory system, measure hearing sensitivity, and identify presence of hearing loss.

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Hearing Aid Services and Products | Bloomington IL
Hearing Aid Services and Products | Bloomington IL

Illinois State University’s experienced audiologists and graduate student clinicians have a vast knowledge of today’s hearing aid technology in relation to providing patient-centered solutions. Over the last few years, researchers have developed hearing aids that adapt to multiple environments, provide rechargeable…

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Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech & Hearing Clinic offer a variety of assistive listening devices (ALDs) which help individuals with hearing loss communicate with loved ones. ALDs either amplify or directly transmit sound and can be used with or without hearing aids and cochlear implants. Types of assistive listening devices…

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Custom Hearing Protection
Custom Hearing Protection

At the Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic, audiologists help select, order and fit universal and custom-made earplugs for use in many different work and recreational environments. Listening with custom hearing protection can result in an improved listening experience with less distortion and fatigue and protect…

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Auditory Processing Evaluations
Auditory Processing Evaluations

Central auditory processing skills are evaluated to diagnose a disorder known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD). CAPD is different than hearing loss, but results in difficulty understanding auditory information. Children who struggle with understanding speech in noisy environments and/or following directions,…

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Tinnitus and Reduced Sound Tolerance
Tinnitus and Reduced Sound Tolerance

The Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic’s audiologists and graduate student clinicians provide services to adults and children with tinnitus and/or decreased sound tolerance. Tinnitus and hyperacusis can interfere with daily activities and quality of life. Our professionals are trained in the most current,…

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Aural Rehabilitation
Aural Rehabilitation

At the Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic, we believe in the importance of aural rehabilitation to help our patients adjust to living with hearing loss, improve their quality of life, and become a more effective hearing technology and communication strategies user. Our audiologists and graduate student clinicians…

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Hearing Aid Donation Program

Hear Now is an application-based program that provides hearing help to individuals who cannot otherwise afford it. Hear Now accepts used hearing aids donated by audiology clinics around the country and repurposes them for customized hearing aid fittings. If you have hearing aids that you would like to donate, please drop them off at our clinic as we send these generous donations to Hear Now several times a year.

 

Please visit the Starkey Hearing Foundation for more information on this program.