Hearing Loss Information
There are different kinds of hearing loss, and each kind of hearing loss affects deaf and hard of hearing children differently. Use the links below to learn more about hearing loss and how the various types of hearing loss may affect deaf and hard of hearing children.
Understanding Hearing Loss
- Understanding the Ear
- Types and Causes of Hearing Loss
- Degrees of Hearing Loss
- Effects of Hearing Loss
Understanding Hearing Loss is also part of Resources for Mainstream Programs, a section in Info to Go with resources for professionals and families working with children in mainstream programs. This section contains information on understanding audiological information, understanding hearing ability, and case studies of children with various configurations of hearing loss.
Understanding Hearing Loss: For Children
More Information about Hearing Loss
Sensory Disorders about hearing loss from the Department of Health and Human Services. Scroll down to "Sensory Disorders."
Noise and Hearing Loss describes exposure to excess noise as a growing cause of hearing loss among Americans.
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