The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 189–193 | Cite as

The problem of deafness in children

  • R. L. Gupta


In a severly deaf child it is extremely important to make a very early diagnosis of his condition. Simple diagnostic methods given above can be used. The auditory training should be commenced in the first year of life, that is during the physiological period of readiness to listen. In severely deafened children a small monopack hearing aid is fitted for constant use. They should not be placed in schools for the deaf and dumb as in such a place even a normal child would suffer from retardation of speech. Stress should be laid on auditory training rather than on lip reading.


Sound Signal Deaf Child Pure Tone Audiometry Hearing Child Pure Tone Audiogram 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Gwalior

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