By the age of 4, your child may tell you he or she is having trouble hearing or understanding others. You can ask your child questions about his or her hearing.
You can also assess changes in your child's behavior that might mean a hearing loss. Compare present behavior with past behavior. Does your child:
Your child's teacher may notice behavior that would mean your child is not hearing well, such as talking in a loud voice or not following instructions.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology|
|Last Revised||April 8, 2013|