Early identification and intervention can make a substantial difference in the development of a child with hearing loss or deafness
By Judith L. Page, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
2015 President, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Hearing loss among U.S. children is on the rise. According to a 2010 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. adolescents rose 31 percent between the late ‘80s and mid-‘00s. Read more on Media Planet.
This article was also published in USA TODAY.