World health organization

10 facts on deafness

A mother holds her toddler, while her child undergoes an auditory test. A man is calling the child from behind while the examiner observes the child's response from front.
V. Newton

Up to 5 of every 1000 infants are born with or develop disabling hearing loss in early childhood

Early detection and management are important in providing appropriate support for deaf and hearing-impaired infants and toddlers that will help them enjoy equal opportunities in society.

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