Mississippi State Department of Health

Late Onset Hearing Loss


Late Onset Hearing Loss is when a child develops a hearing loss sometime after birth. Your child may pass their hearing screening at birth, and then develop hearing loss later in life. It is important that your child continues to receive hearing screenings annually through their preschool years.

What can lead to late onset hearing loss?

What are the signs of hearing loss?

The signs and symptoms of hearing loss are different for different children. If you see any of these signs, consult your child's doctor, audiologist, a public health nurse, child development center, or other professional.

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