An increasing number of children and teens is experiencing hearing loss from some basic things that everyone has - earbuds and MP3 players. Unfortunately, just telling your child to turn down the volume may not be enough to protect him from permanent hearing loss.
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), nearly 28 million Americans are experiencing hearing loss, and 500,000 to 750,000 suffer with severe hearing loss or deafness.
A lot of parents don't know the signs of hearing loss. Hearing loss also can accompany other disabilities and could be overlooked. Early detection is important. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders offers the following checklist:
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