About West Coast Hearing
Established by Sylvia Richards and Associates, West Coast Hearing strives to provide excellent audiological services to all individuals.
We are dedicated to improving the quality-of-life of individuals and their families by looking at each individual’s needs. We maintain knowledge of the most recent developments in the field of audiology. Our equipment is calibrated annually and uses state of the art technology.
BA Speech and Hearing Therapy (2005)
Sylvia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Psychology in 2002 and dual qualification of Speech Pathology and Audiology in 2005 at the University of Witwatersrand. Following a year of community service she worked at the Johannesburg Hospital. She then moved from government and worked for a private practice in Cape Town. In 2008, she ventured to the West Coast and opened a practice in Langebaan. In 2011, she opened at the Vredenburg Private Hospital. Sylvia supervised fourth-year UCT students at the Vredenburg Provincial Hospital. The Langebaan office has closed and has opened in Malmesbury from March 2013
- Health Professions Counsil of South Africa:
Speech Therapist and Audiologist STA0027464
- South African Association of Audiologists (SAAA): member
- South African Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (SASLHA): member