Newborn Hearing Loss - Audio Neuropathy

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Newborn Hearing Loss - Audio Neuropathy
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Thu, 03-10-2011 - 3:16pm

CNN has a story about parents who were told their newborn had moderate to severe hearing loss and needed a hearing aid: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/03/10/ep.neuropathy.kids.hearing/index.html?hpt=C2.

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Registered: 10-15-1999
Mon, 03-14-2011 - 12:05pm

I think when a parent is given such news that will affect their child for a lifetime, a second opinion is needed. When I practiced and tested children, often times the parents were in disbelief, and I encouraged them to seek a second opinion. I was confident in me job, but they needed to be reassured that the next step(s)

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