Your Child's Hearing
Understanding your child’s hearing loss.
Knowing how we hear can help you better understand what your child is dealing with. Hearing is fundamental to a child’s speech development. If you have any doubt about your child’s hearing it’s best to get them a hearing test as soon as possible. Learn more about hearing loss symptoms.
A child’s ability to talk and communicate clearly depends on the ability to hear.
A lack of age-appropriate language skills is a common symptom of hearing loss. Hearing problems in children can develop before, during, and after birth — and manifest in younger or older children. Hearing and perceiving acoustic signals are necessary for speech and language development. Intellectual and personal development is closely linked to good hearing.
For a solid start in life, diagnose and treat kids with hearing loss at an early stage.