Assess changes in your child's
behavior that might mean a hearing loss. Compare present behavior with past
behavior. Also, pay attention to the quality of your child's speech. Children
must be able to hear well for normal speech and language to develop.
Does your child:
Listen to simple stories, songs, or
Follow simple commands and understand simple questions,
such as "roll the ball," "kiss the baby," or "where is your
Point to a few body parts when asked?
pictures in a book when they are named?
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerCharles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
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