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17 December 2008

Are certain children born deaf, or does it happen later?

Most hearing impairment is inherited. But of all types of inherited deafness, only one third is present at birth.

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Most hearing impairment is inherited. But of all types of inherited deafness, only one third is present at birth. Another third starts during childhood and the other third only manifests in adulthood.
 
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