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    How Well Is Your Hearing
    Aid Working For You?

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    Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

    • Reasons why the right hearing aid matters
    • Advice on when to see your audiologist
    • Tips to improve your hearing

    How Well Is Your Child's
    Hearing Aid Working?

    Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

    • Tips for taking care of your child's hearing aid
    • Reasons why the right hearing aid matters
    • Advice on when to see your child's audiologist

    Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia, CCCA on April 30, 2014

    Sources:

    SOURCES:

    American Academy of Pediatrics: "Year 2007 Position Statement: Principles and Guidelines for Early Hearing Detection."

    American Speech-Language Hearing Association: "Facts about Pediatric Hearing Loss," "Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss," "Hearing aids for Children," "Daily Care for the Hearing aid," "Child Aural/Audiologic Habilitation," "Paying for Children's Hearing aids."

    American Academy of Audiology: "Clinical Practice Guidelines: Pediatric Amplification," "Remote Microphone Hearing Assistive Technologies for Children and Youth from Birth to 21 Years," "Cochlear Implants in Children."

    Arizona Pediatric Audiology Guidelines.

    University of South Dakota Center for Disabilities: "Classroom Accommodations for Students with a Hearing Impairment."

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