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Hearing and Speech

Our Goal

The Charity League Hearing and Speech Center at Children’s of Alabama provides diagnostic and rehabilitative speech-language and audiology services to the pediatric population in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Our goal is to maximize your child’s communicative potential so that the individual may better adapt to home, school, and social environments.



Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Avenue South
McWane Building
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Phone: 205-638-9149
Fax: 205-638-5122

Children's on 3rd Outpatient Center
1208 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Phone: 205-638-7500
Fax: 205-638-2077

Children's South
1940 Elmer J. Bissell Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Phone: 205-638-9149
Fax: 205-638-4814

Hours of Service:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.





How to Schedule an Appointment

For an audiology or speech appointment, please fax a referral to our scheduling department at 205-638-3680.

For an appointment with the vestibular and balance program, please email balance@childrensal.org.

We accept referrals from physicians, parents, or others concerned about your child. We accept all types of insurance including Medicaid. Some insurance plans require an up-to-date referral from your physician and/or a pre-authorization for the visit prior to scheduling. Your scheduling representative will discuss this with you when you call to schedule. Please have your insurance card and co-pay at the time of service.

Healthcare Professionals may find the Hearing and Speech Center patient referral form here.





Support The Charity League Hearing and Speech Center

The Charity League of Birmingham served the Hearing and Speech Department for over 60 years through fundraising, advocacy and countless volunteer hours. From clinic space to scholarships, The Charity League’s support was instrumental in ensuring that patients at the clinic had access to the best possible care, and these investments are still evident today. Please donate to support this legacy and the ongoing success of The Charity League Hearing and Speech Center at Children’s.

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