Hearing Impaired Child Help And WHO Report



  •  Understand and accept the developmental progress of the child
  •  Provide timely fitting of hearing aids or cochlear implants as appropriate
  •  Train the child to make good use of his/her residual hearing
  •  Allow more time when communicating with the child.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) analysed that 1.1 billions adults, young people and teenagers are high risk of hearing loss by using loud listening devices like hands free and other audio devices.Half of teenagers around the age of 12-16 are experiencing hearing loss due to heavy sounds from the use of personal audio devices mostly in clubs and BARS.With the analysis and surveys of National Health And Nutrition Examination in United States reported prevalence rate of hearing has been increasing between 1994-2006 among teenager who are addicted to headphones and earphones are mostly facing hearing loss about 75% people are involved in this problem.A new report of 2008 European commission reported that excessive use of headphones and personal audio devices hearing impairment is increasing day by day it is reached up to 246 millions.in recent years audio devices ave been replaced by smartphones.Worldwide sales of smartphones in 2011 amounted to 470 million units, and this figure is rising (15). With the increased availability and use of personal audio devices for listening to music and the risky behavior pattern of their use at high volume over long periods (16-18), the threat of hearing loss due to recreational exposure to noise is a real one.