Hearing Disorders

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Vestibular Schwannoma/Acoustic Neuroma
A vestibular schwannoma (also known as acoustic neuroma, acoustic neurinoma, or acoustic neurilemoma) is a benign, usually slow-growing tumor that develops… more>

What is Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)?
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a neurological defect that affects how the brain processes spoken language. This makes it difficult for the child to process verbal instructions or even to filter out background noise in the classroom…. more>

Chronic Ear Infections
Chronic ear infection is the result of an ear infection that has left a residual injury to the ear. This type of infection has been established as the cause of your ear problem… more>

Eustachian Tube Problems
The ear is comprised of three portions: an outer ear (external), a middle ear and inner ear. Each part performs an important function… more>

Hearing Problems in Children
The signs and symptoms of hearing loss are different for each child. If you think that your child might have hearing loss, ask the child’s doctor for a hearing screening as soon as possible. Don’t wait!


Practical Suggestions for Persons with a Hearing Impairment
The ear is divided into three parts: an external ear, a middle ear and an inner ear. Each part performs an important function in the process of hearing… more>