Hearing Loss for Parents
Kids who have hearing loss, or hearing impairment, have trouble hearing or understanding some or all sounds. It’s best to catch hearing problems right away, because treatment is more successful if it starts early.
What's Hearing Loss? for Kids
Hearing loss happens when there is a problem with the ear, nerves connected to the ear, or the part of the brain that controls hearing. Someone who has hearing loss may be able to hear some sounds or nothing at all. To learn more, read this article for kids.
Coping With Cosmetic Effects of Cancer Treatment for Parents
It's normal for kids to have hair loss, skin changes, or weight gain during treatment. This article offers tips for helping kids feel better about their appearance.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Mixed for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the ear and auditory nerve.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Neural for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the auditory nerve.
Weight Loss Surgery for Parents
When diet and exercise aren't enough to help shed stubborn pounds, weight loss surgery may be an option for teens who are very overweight.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Sensorineural for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the inner ear and auditory nerve.
How Can I Prevent Hearing Loss? for Teens
Hearing loss (also called hearing impairment) makes it hard to hear or understand sounds. But you can do something about noise-induced hearing loss.
Hearing Loss Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about hearing impairments, and how to help students who have one succeed in school.
Weight Loss Surgery for Teens
Weight loss surgery works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally. Find out about two weight loss surgery options for teens.