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In order for babies to have positive speech, language, and listening outcomes, infants must undergo hearing screening. For those who don’t pass initial screenings, the most critical diagnostic test is the Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) test. An accurate and reliable predictor of hearing loss in infants, this simple, non-invasive procedure measures electrical impulses as a […]


With a “mild” hearing loss (26 to 41 dB range), people can typically hear one-on-one conversations as long as they can see the speaker’s face and are listening at close range. However, even a mild hearing loss can pose problems if the conversation partner is at a distance or has a soft voice. Understanding conversation […]