Healthy hearing is important for children of all ages, because it helps them to learn and understand the world around them. At American Hearing SD we take pride in offering a full range of services that help your little one hear their best.
From routine screenings to customized hearing solutions, our audiologists are experts at helping children and parents navigate the world of hearing loss. Since hearing impairment can have a dramatic impact on a child’s developmental growth, it’s imperative that they receive support in order to reach learning milestones and have a greater appreciation of the world around them.
Even if your child doesn’t experience hearing loss, other issues as simple as an ear infection can impact how they learn, read, and process information. If you’re concerned about your child’s ability to detect and process everyday sounds, contact our office today.
Common Signs Of Hearing Loss
While some children don’t exhibit typical symptoms of hearing loss, it’s best to be on the lookout for any of the following behaviors:
Newborns & Infants:
- Not reacting when spoken to
- Difficulty in reaching speech milestones
- Little to no startle response to loud noises
- Delays in academic success
- Asking others to repeat themselves
- Difficulty utilizing speech and language
- Stating they have a hard time hearing
Detecting hearing loss right away creates the highest potential for a successful outcome, as a variety of therapeutic, device, and treatment options are available. By working closely with our audiologists, you can expect that your child will receive the best in hearing healthcare.