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Our Audiologist: Dr. Nelly R. Ledesma

Dr. Nelly R. Ledesma is the Chairman and Clinical Audiologist of the Ledesma Audiological Center, Inc. (A Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing) that has 10 complete Audiological centers nationwide and has outstanding credentials:

A. Academic Background

  • Au.D. Equivalency, Clinical Audiology, American Academy of Audiology 2002
  • Ph.D. Language Teaching, University of the Philippines 1990
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Audiology, Kent State University (USA) 1978
  • M.A. Speech Pathology & Audiology, Kent State University (USA) 1974
  • M.A. Special Education, University of the Philippines 1968
  • B.S. Elementary Education, Philippine Normal College 1964

B. Certification & Awards    

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, Ohio, USA 1978

Asian Awardee in Audiology given by Dr. Genji Murai by the Interactive
Association of the Deaf based in Tokyo, Japan in 1990.

National Awardee in Science and Technology given by President Fidel
V. Ramos in 1992.

National Teachers Award presented by the Philippine Normal University in

C. Honors Received

Topnotcher, Civil Service, Teachers Exam, Division of Bulacan 1964

Bureau of Public School Scholar, University of the Philippines in Special
Education 1967 to 1968.

University Scholar, University of the Philippines, 1st Semester 1967 - 1968

College Scholar, University of the Philippines, 2nd Semester 1967 - 1968

Graduate Assistant, Kent State University 1972 - 1974.

International Scholar, Kent State University, summer 1973

D. Distinctions

First and only Filipino Audiologist & Fellow of the American Academy of
Audiology (FAAA) up to the present.

International affiliate member American Speech and Hearing Association
(ASHA) from 1974 up to present.

Member, American Auditory Society since 1978.