Next Steps For Your Child Your child with a hearing loss can succeed – in school, in work and in life. It is important you keep this in focus, whatever your child’s age or degree of hearing loss. While you will have the support of many professionals, ultimately you will make many decisions in the best interest of your child. There is no magic formula for raising a child with a hearing loss. However, your child will succeed if you maintain a positive attitude, educate yourself about hearing loss, seek out the best resources and take an active role in your child’s language development and education.