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 people to speak-up, you may be overdue for a hearing checkup. (more…)
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 30 in every 1000 school age children. This isn’t even counting the amount of infants and toddlers affected. General signs of hearing loss at any age include: (more…)
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.
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 be extremely rewarding for both you and your loved ones. But how can you properly care your new hearing aid? We’ve included a few tips below to help your appropriately maintain your hearing aid. (more…)
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 not alone in their quest for answers. You can re-read part one here or contact us directly with further questions. Scroll down to learn the answers to our next set of common questions parents ask about childhood hearing loss. (more…)
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 websites and resources. However, we understand the amount can be overwhelming. (more…)
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. For one, hearing is important--crucial--and you do not want to choose lightly anything that affects your ears. Secondly, getting the right hearing aid has more than a little bit to do with your wallet and you want to be sure that you are spending your money wisely. (more…)
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 doctor points to the possibility of hearing loss, they will recommend you visit an audiologist to determine a solution. But how should you go about locating a genuinely caring and knowledgeable audiologist who is as devoted to your child’s hearing health as you are? (more…)
If your child has recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, a hearing aid could be exactly what your child needs to help him or her hear more easily. After all, hearing does play a vital role in your child’s overall development.
Knowing how to maintain your child’s hearing aid is important to both you and your child. We’ve assembled a list of tips to help you keep your child’s hearing aid in exceptional condition. (more…)