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Healing Loss in Children

HEARING LOSS TIN CHILDREN In the US alone, 1 - 3 in 1000 children are born with hearing loss. This number grows annually as more children are exposed to various causes of hearing loss. DATA AND GRAPHICS BY WWW.WHITENOISEDIRECT.COM Ear infection, allergies, and colds cause hearing loss and speech delays SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS AGED 3 - 4 MONTHS AGED 1- YEAR Two types of hearing loss in children: A child cannot identify the source of sound A child cannot utter single words MILD & COMPLETE PREVENTING HEARING LOSS Marked by defective hearing Marked by absolute deafness CAUSES OF HEARING LOSS Through vaccines that can prevent Phototherapy, or special lights, that treat jaundice White noise machines that tone down noise in the environment certain infections DOES YOUR CHILD SHOW SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS? Genetics account for 50% of hearing loss in babies. 1. Tell your doctor or nurse 2. Consult with an audiologist or ENT (Ears, Nose, Throat) 3. Install a white noise machine But excessive noise in the environment can also cause Protect your child's ears. Visit! hearing loss Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Department of Health and Human Services, USA National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabil ities - Sources:

Healing Loss in Children

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In the US alone, 1 - 3 in 1000 children are born with hearing loss. The cases vary, but the causes often point to environmental noise. This graph details vital information and more.


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