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The Facts on Hearing Loss and Dementia

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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,…
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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…
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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

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…
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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…
Childhood Hearing Loss

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…
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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

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…
Childhood Hearing Loss

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…