Introduction: Course objectives

Audiology Practice

How the Ear Works

Hearing Loss

Detecting and Diagnosing Hearing Loss in Children

Intervention for Children with Permanent HL

Amplification

Early Intervention

Communication Choices

Case studies

Resources

Credits and Acknowledgements

 

Last updated: 10-sep-10

Intervention for Children with Permanent Hearing Loss

Fitting appropriate hearing aids or other sensory devices is one of the first steps in helping an infant with hearing loss. Today's advanced technology allows for the successful fitting of hearing aids on very young babies. Because language skills begin to develop within the first few months of life, it is important to fit a child with hearing aids as soon as possible.

In this section, you will find more information on:

Amplification

Early Intervention

Communication Choices

 

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