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Top Hearing Loss Causes That Are Preventable

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Child Hearing Loss, Children's Hearing Aids, Common Questions - Pediatric, Hearing Loss, Uncategorized | 0 comments

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 hearing loss and the role of primary care in preventing hearing loss. Noise-Related Hearing Loss Possibly the most common of permanent hearing loss causes is repeated exposure to loud sounds and noises....

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Helping Siblings Adjust to Hearing Loss

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Child Hearing Loss, Common Questions - Pediatric | 0 comments

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 help with. This means you should actively involve grandparents and other adults as well as your child’s siblings. While siblings may start off as playmates when they are young, they will become many more...

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5 Misunderstandings about Hearing Loss in Children

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Child Hearing Loss, Common Questions - Pediatric | 0 comments

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 having some degree of hearing loss, there are 3 children for every 1,000 born who experience serious or profound hearing loss. Because hearing loss can occur at any stage of life, and because there are so...

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The Effects of Hearing Loss on Your Child’s Development

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in Child Hearing Loss, Common Questions - Pediatric | 0 comments

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 here to the symptoms of hearing loss blog or eBook) early on, you have a chance of lessening the overall impact hearing loss can have on your child’s development. Hearing loss that goes undiagnosed could...

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

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Child Hearing Loss, Common Questions - Pediatric | 0 comments

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 simple enough to mend. However, what if your child is suffering from an ailment you can’t see? Hearing loss is difficult to identify, especially in infants and toddlers. To detect hearing impairments early...

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Understanding Your Child’s Hearing Health

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Child Hearing Loss, Common Questions - Pediatric | 0 comments

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: Not responding to own name...

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