Hearing Impairment for Teens
Hearing impairment occurs when there's a problem with or damage to one or more parts of the ear. Find out its causes and what can be done to help correct it.
Hearing Evaluation in Children for Parents
Hearing problems can be overcome if they're caught early, so it's important to get your child's hearing screened early and checked regularly.
Hearing Aids for Teens
Want to hear what's being said to you, by you, and about you? Find out how hearing aids help people with certain types of hearing loss.
Ear Injuries for Parents
Ear injuries not only can affect a child's hearing, but sense of balance too. That's because our ears also help keep us steady on our feet.
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.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Conductive for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the outer ear and middle ear.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Mixed for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the ear and auditory nerve.
Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) for Parents
Some kids have hearing loss due to auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD), a problem in the transmission of sound from the inner ear to the brain.
Going to the Audiologist for Kids
When a kid has trouble hearing, an audiologist can help. That's a person specially trained to understand how hearing works and to help kids who don't hear normally.
Ototoxicity (Ear Poisoning) for Parents
Ototoxicity is when a person develops hearing or balance problems. Learn about this side effect of taking certain medicines.