Wed 23 August 2017
On average one in every 1000 babies are born with significant hearing loss. Without sensory cues it is difficult to tell when children could be having trouble.
As part of National Hearing Awareness Week, paediatric audiologist Florencia Montes from Sydney Children's Hospital explains what help is out there, how to spot the symptoms, and what is involved in requesting a hearing assessment.
Florencia also spoke to us about headphone use for children, and the best type of headphones for your little ones, which you can listen back to in a separate interview here.
Head to the Hearing Awareness website for resources, factsheets, and information on your nearest hearing specialist.