Study: Early screening for hearing loss can improve outcomes

10/20/2010 | Reuters

Hearing-impaired children ages 3 to 5 who were screened during the first weeks of life had higher scores on developmental measures and had a better quality of life compared with those who were screened for hearing loss at age 9 months, a study in the Netherlands found. Experts said early treatment for hearing problems, such as the use of hearing aids and speech and language therapy, is most beneficial in younger children.

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