Causes of Hearing Impairment in Children

Causes of Hearing Impairment in Children

Has your child been diagnosed with a hearing impairment? As a parent, we understand your need to learn more about hearing loss to further comprehend what your child is experiencing. After learning their child may have a hearing impairment,…

Top Hearing Loss Causes That Are Preventable

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Not all hearing loss is preventable, and most types of hearing loss cannot be completely reversed. However, this article talks about hearing loss causes that can absolutely be prevented. In this article, we specifically discuss noise-related…

The Facts on Hearing Loss and Dementia

Have you ever wondered if there is a link between hearing loss and dementia? If so, you are not the only one to wonder about possible connections. One study published in 2011 detailed an experiment conducted by researchers from several institutions,…

Age Related Hearing Loss

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Age-related hearing loss is the number one communication disorder, with 1 in 5 Americans having hearing loss of some kind--that’s 48.1 million people.

Helping Your Child Adjust to a Hearing Aid

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It can be hard for a child to adjust to hearing aids, but loving and attentive parents can be a great resource. Some children can easily acclimate but the process is not so easy for all children. There are many ways that you, as a parent, can…

Introducing Your Child to New Hearing Aids

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Getting your child’s first set of new hearing aids is an exciting moment, an important milestone in your child’s journey to sound. It will be a very exciting time for your entire family, but it is also normal that you should have questions…

Helping Siblings Adjust to Hearing Loss

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How necessary is it to help family members adjust to hearing loss in the family? The answer: very. You want to involve family members when a child experiences hearing loss. Even a mild loss can lead to many difficulties that a child may need…

5 Misunderstandings about Hearing Loss in Children

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There are many misunderstandings about hearing loss in children. Perhaps one of the most prominent misunderstandings is only older people have hearing loss. And while it is true that 36 million American adults (approximately 17 percent) report…

The Effects of Hearing Loss on Your Child’s Development

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Identifying hearing loss in young children is difficult and, in some cases, may not be detectable until the age of two. Unfortunately this is a vital period of development in your child’s life. If you detect the symptoms (will place a link…

How to Tell if Your Infant or Toddler is Experiencing Hearing Loss

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A parent’s goal is to remain ever vigilant of their child’s health and well-being. After all, nothing hurts quite like seeing your child experience pain or discomfort. General illness or small physical injuries, while alarming, are usually…