The Importance of Regular Checkups

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It can be so easy to forget a checkup from time to time—life gets busy, and things fall to the wayside. However, we never forget how important regular checkups are. And, if you notice that you are turning the TV up a little louder or asking…
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Understanding Your Child’s Hearing Health

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Our children are the center of our world. As a parent, any ailment or injury your child suffers is difficult to witness. It’s especially daunting when your child is afflicted with a condition you cannot see. Hearing loss affects approximately…

Signs of Hearing Loss Teachers and Parents Should Be Aware Of

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Signs of hearing loss vary from child to child, and sometimes parents and teachers can rely only on their instincts. If you ever suspect that a child has hearing loss, take him or her to get a hearing screening as soon as possible. However,…

Hearing Aid Maintenance & Care Tips

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Have you recently been fitted for a hearing aid by your audiologist or hearing instrument specialist? Wonderful! You’re taking important steps to improve upon your hearing situation and return to your previous lifestyle. This new journey will…

Part 2: Common Questions Parents Ask About Childhood Hearing Loss

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Thank you for joining us in part two of our “Common Questions Parents Ask About Childhood Hearing Loss” blog series. We at Professional Audiological Services sincerely hope this series shows parents of children with hearing loss they are…

Part 1: Common Questions Parents Ask About Childhood Hearing Loss

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Normally parents do not think about their child being affected by hearing loss until they are diagnosed. As a parent, we understand you want to learn everything you can about your child’s condition. Luckily the internet contains several valuable…

Choosing the Right Hearing Aid: Is Yours Right for You?

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It can be hard choosing the right hearing aid. How can you be sure that the one you pick is truly the right one for you? For many, choosing the right hearing aid is a rather complex process, because there are many important things to consider.…
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Choosing a Trustworthy Audiologist for Your Child

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Your child’s hearing plays an essential role in their overall social and learning development. This is why determining if your child is suffering from hearing loss early on is so essential to their growth. If testing completed by your family…
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Where can I learn more about hearing loss?

If you have questions, consult your audiologist first. This will be the most reliable resource for finding answers to your questions. If you’re only seeking general information or further reading material, there are certain websites you can…
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How will the hearing loss affect my child’s speech and language development?

Hearing is critical to the development of language, speech, communication, and learning. However the earlier the hearing loss is identified and intervention begins, the less your child’s language and communication skills will be affected.