Children with Hearing Loss
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The focus of this chapter is hearing loss in children. It briefly describes the development of normal hearing, the anatomy of the auditory system, the hearing impairments primary healthcare providers are likely to see, and the impact those hearing impairments have on communication. Common approaches to assessing hearing in children are explained, and preventive steps to hearing loss are provided. Intervention strategies that can be used to enhance auditory function, communication, and learning success are highlighted.
KeywordsHearing loss Children Assessment Prevention
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