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.
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.
Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Test for Parents
An auditory brainstem response (ABR) test is a safe and painless test that gives health care providers information about possible hearing loss.
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.
Ototoxicity (Ear Poisoning) for Parents
Ototoxicity is when a person develops hearing or balance problems. Learn about this side effect of taking certain medicines.
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.
Cholesteatoma for Parents
A cholesteatoma is a growth behind the eardrum that can damage the bones of the middle ear. Treating it can help prevent hearing loss.
Balance Disorders for Parents
Most kids stumble and fall from time to time, but a child who continually loses his or her balance might have a balance disorder.
Pregnancy & Baby - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Take care of yourself and your growing family by getting the advice that all new parents and parents-to-be need. Read about babyproofing your home, staying healthy during pregnancy, coping with colic, what to expect when your little one arrives, and much more.
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.