Hearing Loss in Children, Ages 2 to 4 Years

Assess changes in your child’s behavior that might indicate a hearing loss. Compare present behavior with past behavior. Does your child: Follow two requests, such as “Get the ball and put it on the table?” Continue to notice sounds, such as a telephone ringing, television sounds, or knocking at the door?

Hearing Loss in Children, Ages 2 to 4 Years

Topic Overview

Assess changes in your child's behavior that might indicate a hearing loss. Compare present behavior with past behavior.

Does your child:

  • Follow two requests, such as "Get the ball and put it on the table?"
  • Continue to notice sounds, such as a telephone ringing, television sounds, or knocking at the door?

Credits

Current as ofOctober 21, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Charles M. Myer III, MD - Pediatrics, Otolaryngology

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