Deafness in Infants and Children — Early Detection, Auditory Training and Education

  • Kimitaka Kaga
  • Ken Kobayashi


Deafness in childhood, especially deafness from the birth, is a serious problem. Because of deafness, their learning and communication skills are seriously affected if they are not provided with auditory training with hearing aids. Many parents are anxious for their children’s speech and hearing. There are various diseases causing of congenital deafness in infants, and early detection of hearing problem from the birth is very important.


Hearing Impairment Auditory Brainstem Response Deaf Child Hearing Problem Hearing Screening 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kimitaka Kaga
    • 1
  • Ken Kobayashi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyGraduate School of Medicine University of TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Kobayashi ENT ClinicTokyoJapan

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