Hearing Services of Virginia

Pediatric Audiology

Our family, caring for yours.

Hearing Service of Virginia

Pediatric Audiology

Our family, caring for yours.

Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential.  Here are a few signs that may indicate your child needs to have their hearing checked. 

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Your child turns the TV volume up too high.

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Your child's speech is delayed.

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Your child's speech is not clear.

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Your child does not follow directions.

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Your child often says, "Huh?".

Testing of Our Pediatric Patients

We know that our pediatric patients are not just short adults.

The evaluations that we do are designed with the understanding that small children cannot be expected to follow complex commands and have incredibly short attention spans.  Rest assured we know what we’re doing when it comes to our youngest patients.

Our Promise to You

You’ve been told that your child needs to have their hearing checked.  This can be a scary time.  We understand how you’re feeling and rest assured we’ll promise to answer all your questions and to make sure your visit with us is as stress free as possible.

Hearing Aids for Infants & Children

The most important period for language and speech development is generally regarded as the first 3 years of life. It is important that hearing impairment be recognized as early in life as possible so that the child can enjoy normal social development.

Hearing aids can be worn by people of any age including infants. Young babies with hearing loss can understand sounds better by using hearing aids. Hearing aids will give your child the chance to learn speech skills right from birth.

 

Resources for Parents of Children with a Hearing Loss

Our exceptional, friendly staff is one of our greatest assets, and we are proud of their long time association with our office. Patients tell us often how well we work together as a team.

We pride ourselves on staying on the cutting edge of hearing healthcare and great patient communication. Each of our staff members is motivated to achieve the best results for our patients in a calming and comfortable setting.

My Baby's Hearing

This site was developed by Boys Town National Research Hospital; it provides information about infant hearing loss, how the ear works, family issues, and some available intervention options.

Boys Town National Research Hospital
Address: 555 N 30th St., Omaha, NE 68131
bthospital@girlsandboystown.org
(402) 498-6749 — (Voice)
(800) 448-3000 — (Open 24 hours a day, everyday, Toll-free, Voice)
(800) 448-1833 — (Open 24 hours a day, everyday, Toll-free, TTY)

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Hereditary Hearing Loss
Hereditary Hearing Loss Homepage
Provides current information on the genetic causes of hearing loss.

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Family Voices

A national, grassroots organization that is a clearinghouse for information and education concerning the health care of children with special health needs.

Address: 2340 Alamo SE, Ste. 102, Albuquerque, NM 87106
E-mail: kidshealth@familyvoices.org
(505) 872-4774 — (Voice)
(888) 835-5669 — (Voice, Toll-free)
(505) 872-4780 — (Fax)

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4356 Bonney Road
Bldg.1, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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