The scope of this Page is hearing screening for children ages 0 to 6 month of age new born hearing screening is but one part of a comprehensive early hearing detection and receive early intervention services that can make big difference in their communication and language development
This increases to about 1 in every 100 babies who have spent more than 48 hours in intensive care.
Most of these babies are born into families with no history of permanent hearing loss.
Permanent hearing loss can significantly affect babies' development.
Finding out early can give these babies a better chance of developing language, speech, and
It'll also help them make the most of relationships with their family or carers from an early age.