Category Archives: Children

  • Newborn and Early Childhood Hearing

    Posted on March 15, 2015 by in Children, Detection

    Unlike an adult, detecting hearing loss in children can be more challenging since a newborn or toddler does not yet possess the skills to effectively communicate. However, as many as three in one thousand children are born with some form of hearing loss, with many more children developing or being diagnosed with hearing losses in their development.  The most identifiable impact on a child with hearing loss is missed milestones.  A child with hearing loss may have delayed speech and […]

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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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    The Changing Population of People with Hearing Loss

    Posted on October 16, 2011 by in Children, Hearing Loss

    “Turn it down!” This phrase is most likely familiar to you. When your mother told you to turn down your stereo, or video game, you probably thought she was just being a nag. Little did you know that she was ahead of her time, and (as this is usually the case with mothers) she was right! Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a very serious and increasingly common cause of concern in healthcare today, and it is drastically changing the […]

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