Home > Medical > Hearing management > Hearing in children Hearing in children All sections in Hearing Management » About Hearing Management » Anatomy of Hearing » Ear Disorders » FAQs » Health Tips » Hearing Aids » Hearing in Children » Multimedia » Hearing News » Noise » Real-life Story » What is... Should sign language be an official language in SA? As the world observes International Week of the Deaf from the 22nd to the 28th of September, South Africa debates whether or not to include sign language as one of the country's official languages. Playing musical instruments sharpens kids' brains Musical training is helping kids in poor neighbourhoods of Los Angeles with academic achievement. 7 benefits of sign language Sign language opens many doors for parents and their hearing-impaired children, writes an expert. Ask Hearing Care expert » 5 most mysterious sounds ever recorded 7 week old baby smiles as he hears for the first time The importance of having your baby's hearing tested An investigative report reveals that children’s hearing is not being screened as recommended in South African hospitals. Ear infection can disrupt a child’s life Has your child had ongoing problems with ear infection? If so she is not alone; a number of children suffer from this problem. The end of deafness? With the latest technology no deaf child needs to remain captive in a world of silence. See what options are now available to help your child. Prevent infection of the middle ear Infection of the middle ear is one of the most common preventable causes of deafness, and children are particularly prone to it. Here's how to prevent it. Maternal education key in fight against childhood hearing loss Every day close to 2 000 babies are either born with or will acquire permanent hearing loss within the first few weeks of life. The new Widex REAL Widex is proud to announce an affordable, state-of-the art hearing aid that does not compromise sound or comfort. Children: common causes of deafness In most cases permanent deafness is hereditary. Take a look at some of the other most common causes of deafness in children. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!