The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

"Hope lives Here"
3500 Civic Center Blvd Dept Audiology, 5th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Joy Peterson

Au.D., CCC-A

Joy Peterson is the Audiology Manager and leads a team of highly qualified Audiologists that provide excellence in patient care. She earned her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL and her MA in Audiology from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. She holds her Board Certification in Audiology, Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification and her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology.

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About this hearing center

The Center for Childhood Communication is the region’s first comprehensive, integrated center to address the full spectrum of communication problems in children from birth to age 21 years. We offer complete evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation services to children and provide support, education and guidance for families. Outpatient services are provided at four specialty care locations in Pennsylvania and three in New Jersey, as well as at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Main Campus.

Hearing care services

We provide complete Testing and Evaluation that include:

    Newborn hearing screening
    Behavioral hearing tests
    Immittance measures such as tympanometry
    Otoacoustic emissions (OAE) testing
    Auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing
    Cochlear implant candidacy


    Hearing aid evaluation, fitting and management
    Services related to FM systems and other assistive devices
    Cochlear implant management

Hours of operation

Monday7:30 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Tuesday7:30 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Wednesday7:30 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Thursday7:30 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Friday7:30 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Saturday8:00 am - 12:00 pm
by appointment

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Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.