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next steps Perhaps you have recently been told that your newborn or infant has a hearing loss.
You may be feeling overwhelmed or confused….and you are searching for helpful information.

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You Are Not Alone...
24,000 children are born each year in the U.S. with some degree of hearing loss. Most of these children are born to parents with normal hearing, who have had no experience with deafness or hearing loss of any kind. It is natural to feel overwhelmed and unprepared to deal with the situation. It is important to remember that you are not alone. This web site will give you information, answer questions and provide support. We will introduce you to other parents who have walked in your footsteps. Let’s begin by exploring some next steps in your
Hearing and Amplification
Language and Learning
Parent to Parent
communication journey with your baby….