Monthly Archives: December 2011

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    How to Detect Hearing Loss in Infants and Children

    Posted on December 6, 2011 by in Children, Detection, Hearing Loss

    Children learn speech by imitating the sounds that they hear around them, and without the tools of hearing and speech many developmental milestones can be delayed and feel almost impossible. There is a myth circulating about children needing to be a certain age to have their hearing tested. Doesn’t my child have to be able to talk to accurately respond to a hearing test? Absolutely not. If you suspect that your child is hearing impaired, they can be tested as […]

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    Tips on Discussing Hearing Loss with a Loved One

    Posted on December 4, 2011 by in Hearing Loss, How to

    Hearing impairment is one of the most commonly unaddressed health conditions in the United States. While hearing loss can be an extremely sensitive topic to bring up with a loved one, living with a hearing impaired individual who refuses to seek help can be a very difficult situation to navigate.  In many cases the spouse or family member of the affected person will fall into a pattern of co-dependency. In this situation, you may feel that you are helping by […]

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