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National Deaf Society resource about what is deafness.

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People with a learning disability may communicate in a range of different ways. Some people use spoken language, some people may communicate in other ways, such as signing, objects, pictures, facial expressions, or body language. Often, it is a combination of all of these. Lots of people with a...

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Children with a permanent hearing loss, delayed development or children who fall frequently may be offered a screen of their balance system as part of their general investigations. Some hearing loss can be associated with poor balance. What causes balance issues? Your sense of balance is controlled...

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What is expected of me as a parent? You should make sure that: The hearing aids are worn for all your child’s waking hours. If there is a faulty or lost hearing aid or ear mould you must contact the department immediately for replacements. Your child attends all appointments in Hearing Services....

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Children with normal hearing in one ear only are able to access sounds in speech. Children with hearing that is normal in one ear only may still struggle to hear in certain situations, for example when localising sounds: locating which speaker is speaking in a group locating where a sound, such as...

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What are speech tests? When checking your child’s hearing and hearing aids we might need to do speech testing. This is not to test how they speak but instead how well they hear speech sounds. We may do this with their hearing aids and without. To do a speech test your child will need to…...

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When will my child be fitted with the BAHD? We order the bone anchored hearing device (BAHD) sound processor for your child and is usually kept in the hospital until it is safe for your child to have it fitted. If your child already has a softband BAHD we will use your existing hearing...

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Your child has been referred into medical audiology clinic. This is a consultation-only appointment and your child will not have a hearing test. What will happen at this appointment? The audiologist will talk about your child’s hearing levels and future audiological management. This might be...

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A conductive hearing loss is when sound cannot pass efficiently through the outer ear or middle ear on its journey to the cochlea and auditory nerve (inner ear). What is this due to? The most common type of conductive hearing loss in children is caused by a build-up of fluid in the middle ear,...

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Your child has had a normal hearing test today, and it is not necessary at this time to arrange a further appointment. Will my child’s hearing remain normal? Although today’s test is normal, it is possible for a child of any age to develop hearing problems. What should I look out for? Signs...

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Your child has had a normal hearing test today, and it is not necessary at this time to arrange a further appointment. Will my child’s hearing remain normal? Although today’s test is normal, it is possible for a child of any age to develop hearing problems. It is normal for a child’s...

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Your child has had a hearing test today which did not show conclusive results. This means that it is very important that we see them again in future for more testing. The clinician you have seen will discuss with you when your child’s next hearing test is due. How soon this needs to be...

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Help for Hearing is a service for deaf and hearing impaired children, young people and their families. It helps them choose suitable environmental aids and technical equipment to use at home and in social situations. Hear Again The demonstration equipment has been provided by Hear Again. Hear Again...

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My baby has been referred to hearing services at Sheffield Children’s – what happens next? You will be sent an appointment to attend a joint clinic with audiology professionals and a specialist paediatrician. We are based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital on Western Bank on C floor, by the...

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Listening tactics can be used for children with mild hearing loss, fluctuating hearing loss and for children who have listening difficulties. Your child may experience difficulties with: Following spoken instructions and conversation. Following fast paced speech. Detecting subtle speech differences...

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Hearing aids are an option to manage hearing loss for people who do not want to or cannot have surgery. This resource contains information about hearing aids to help you in choosing the right management option for your child. You will need to talk about the options available to your child with your...

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The newborn hearing screen is a screening test to identify babies with significant levels of hearing loss. Some babies may pass this test and still have milder levels of hearing loss, or a hearing loss only that affects some frequencies of sound. Your baby is being referred to hearing services at...

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What is sedation? We have arranged for your child to have sedation for a hearing test. Sedation is a when we make someone less aware of their surroundings. For this test we have found a nasal spray to be particularly effective. The drug used, dexmedetomidine, mimics natural sleep. After the dose is...

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Your doctor has asked us to test your balance system, which includes the vestibular (balance) organs in the inner ear. These tests are sometimes done when a person has dizziness, unsteadiness or poor balance. What can cause dizziness, unsteadiness or poor balance? Your sense of balance is controlled...

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What are microtia and atresia? Microtia describes when an outer ear is not fully formed. It can range from an ear that is just slightly smaller than the normal one to an ear that is substantially different. Atresia is the absence of a complete ear canal. The two conditions will often but not always...

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How often will my child be seen? The first hearing aid review appointment will be a few weeks after your child’s hearing aids are fitted. They may need to be seen every 2 to 3 months begin with. Your child will then need regular hearing aid reviews until they reach 16 years old. At every…...

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How Hearing Services are here for you during this assessment phase Your child has been referred for an assessment for a cochlear implant, but it is important you still attend all their hearing services appointments. Why do I need to attend Hearing Services now my child has been referred? The...

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Your child has now had their cochlear implants switched on. So what support can Hearing Services provide? The centre that provided your cochlear implant will continue to monitor your child’s hearing from now on. Hearing Services will not send routine appointments to be seen at Sheffield...

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BAHD stands for bone anchored hearing device When will my child be fitted with the BAHD? The BAHD sound processor is ordered for your child and is usually kept in the hospital until it is considered safe to fit it. If you already have a softband BAHD we will use your existing hearing processor....

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