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Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential. If you are a parent and you suspect your child has hearing loss, trust your instincts and speak with your child’s doctor. Don’t wait!

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Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (for example, crawling and walking). Check out milestones by age:

2 months to 5 years of age »

Screenshot: EHDI Data Analysis and Statistical Hub (EHDI DASH)

EHDI DASH (Data and Statistical Hub)

A visual way to look at newborn hearing screening, diagnostic and intervention data.