Hearing Loss Explained

Some babies are born with hearing problems. Other children are born with typical hearing and begin to have hearing problems as they grow older. The causes of hearing loss range from genetic to environmental to illness. Understanding the cause is the first step to taking action and connecting with the support team you and your child need.

How Hearing Works

Hearing is a complex process that involves many parts of the ear working together to convert sound waves into information that the brain understands and interprets as sounds. Read this description to learn more about the sense of hearing. Read More »

Causes of Hearing Loss

The first question many parents have when they learn their child has a hearing loss is, “How did this happen?” The following are some common causes of hearing loss. Read More »

Hearing Loss Diagnosis: Do Not Wait

If you child fails their newborn hearing screening or you suspect they may have a hearing loss, it is vital that your child is diagnosed as early as possible. The sooner a diagnosis is learned the sooner you can ensure you child has access to the language they need to develop. Learn about the value and process of diagnosing hearing loss. Read More »