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Hearing Loss In Children

What is hearing loss in children?
How do I know if my child has hearing loss?
What are the speech and language milestones of children?
Should my child go for screening?
What are the causes or risk factors of hearing loss in children?
What are the treatment options?

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  1. Harlor, Allen D. Buz, and Charles Bower. “Hearing assessment in infants and children: recommendations beyond neonatal screening.” Pediatrics4 (2009): 1252-1263.
  2. Watkin, P. M., M. Baldwin, and S. Laoide. “Parental suspicion and identification of hearing impairment.” Archives of disease in childhood8 (1990): 846-850.
  3. American speech, language and hearing association.

Further information

  1. babyhearing.org
  2. handsandvoices.org