Information on hearing loss and hearing health.
Hearing Health Support in Essex County
Signs of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss can sometimes be difficult to recognize, especially if you’ve lost your hearing over the course off a few years. It may be a close friend or family member who has noticed the signs of hearing loss and has asked you to have your hearing tested.
Some common signs of hearing loss include:
Hearing and Cognition
Signs of Hearing Loss in Children
Children can experience hearing loss at any point, from birth to later in childhood. Your child’s hearing plays a crucial role in their social, emotional, and cognitive development. Even a mild or partial hearing loss can affect your child’s ability to develop speech and language properly. It’s important to be proactive about your child’s hearing health in order to provide them with the resources necessary for success by visiting a pediatric audiologist.
Learn how to recognize the signs of hearing loss in your infant. Here are some milestones your child should reach in the first year of life:
As your child continues to grow and develop it’s important to continue to monitor their hearing and developmental progress. Hearing loss can occur at any age, so it’s important to be proactive by watching for the signs of hearing loss in young children.
Signs of hearing loss in children may include: