Do you know how easily a hearing loss can go undetected and what a major impact that can have on a child’s development?
Hearing loss can affect all aspects of a child’s learning and development, and it’s easy for hearing loss to go undetected – as Marti learned the hard way when Erin was a little girl! But this week’s guest, Linda Murrans, an audiologist from Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota, brings helpful, hopeful information about new technologies for identifying hearing loss, the latest ways to treat hearing loss, and practical ways to protect your children’s hearing at any age.
Whatever the age of your children, to what extent might their hearing be threatened by noise in their environment? What can you do to reduce that risk? Please share your thoughts in our REPLY space!
For a link to the 2010 Noisy Toys List – a study by the Sight & Hearing Association and researchers from the University of Minnesota, click here