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... 7 benefits of sign language Sign language opens many doors for parents and their hearing-impaired children, writes an expert. 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. 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. Ask Hearing Care expert » Deaf and drop-dead gorgeous Video: 'Fake' interpreter vs. the real one 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. Hearing impairment identified too late The average age at which children with a hearing loss are identified is two years and four months. In some cases it can be as late as six years. This week is Deaf Awareness Week. 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. Can your child hear you? Some health problems in infants can be tricky to spot. Deafness is one of them. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.