My child with CdLS is 6 months old. A recent audiological evaluation determined that she is profoundly deaf and recommends hearing aids. 1 – What sizes do hearing aids come in? She is now 8 lbs., 5 oz. 2 – Is there a benefit to waiting until she is one year old or a larger size? 3 – Would we be losing time in terms of gaining speech and language if we wait? 4 – How are infants fitted for hearing aids?
Hearing aids can be fitted to children of any age. There is a major advantage to fitting aids as early as possible. You should always maximize hearing to help speech and language.
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