Child hearing handicap
To understand the difficulty your child undergoes do this
Press both your ears with the index fingers .
Listen to others speak with ears closed and with ears
open. Now you can understand the handicap your child with
mild hearing lose faces in every day life.
Child with mild / moderate, undetected / untreated Hearing
loss finds difficulty in performing auditory task that
require attention, discrimination, organisation,
representation, recognition, comprehension, storage and
retrieval of auditory information. Handicap generally
noticed are, Delayed Speech, Backwardness in the class,
Problematic child etc. Some are labeled Learning
disability [LD] / Mentally challenged. Behavioral problems
can be the outward expression of internal difficulties
such as depression, anxiety and learning disorder and
should be investigated for hearing.
Some of the common correctable conditions are, Secretory
otitis media, Impacted wax both ears, CSOM etc.