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Hearing Loss and Deafness

If you're experiencing hearing loss, adjustments can make life easier. Learn more about the condition and assistive devices that may be able to help you.
Ear exam
What Causes Hearing Loss?
Hearing testing
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Causes and Treatment
Premature baby having BAER hearing test
BAER (Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response) Hearing Test
Audiogram depicting speech banana
The Speech Banana in an Audiogram
Hearing ear auditory ossicles and tympanic membrane
The Role of Auditory Ossicles in Hearing
Examining ear with otoscope
Why You Might Need Ear Tubes
Human ear anatomy
How Your Hearing Really Works
Illustration of the middle ear with otosclerosis
Hearing Loss Related to Otosclerosis
Young boy with an audiologist
Evaluating for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Author's Audiogram
How to Interpret an Audiogram From a Hearing Test
A man cupping his ear to hear clearly
Musical Ear Syndrome Can Affect the Hard of Hearing
Deaf track and field runners.
The Sound of Deaf Speech Can Vary Widely
Doctor Testing Boy with Cochlear Implants
Comparison of ABR and OAE Audiology Hearing Tests
Current Treatments for Tinnitus
Man with hearing loss
Low-Frequency Hearing Loss: Overview and More
A baby boy wearing a hearing aid
Progressive Hearing Loss in Children
Girl with hearing loss being taught
Genetic Causes of Hearing Loss
Making a hearing test
Hearing Loss Related to Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
woman cleaning outside of ear with cotton swab
How to Safely Remove Ear Wax
Woman taking pills
Ototoxic Medications That May Cause Hearing Loss
Audiogram Being Marked
Mild Hearing Loss and Its Effects
Woman cleaning ear with q-tip
The Dangers of Using Q-Tips for Earwax
Girl on the telephone sitting at desk
Auditory Processing Disorder in Adults
A group of friends drinking together
Alcohol Consumption Can Damage Hearing
Doctor discussing with a female patient.
Effects on Language From Fluctuating Hearing Loss
woman holding her ear in pain
How Tinnitus Impacts Daily Life
Cute baby boy with hearing aid
The Connection Between Connexin 26 and Hearing Loss
Woman talking to doctor about hearing aids
High-Frequency Hearing Loss Effects and Causes
ear pain, ventilation tubes
Mondini Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Boy with chicken pox
Chickenpox and Hearing Loss
Ear pain in a woman
Causes of Tinnitus or Ringing in the Ears
Cancer Treatment and Hearing Loss
Pediatrician checking ear of boy in examination room
Ear Cleaning Wax Treatment and Removal
doctor examining senior patient's ear
Cholesteatoma Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
hearing impairment young woman hearing loss
Ototoxicity: Overview and More
Woman suffering from jaw pain
TMJ Hearing Loss: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Woman exercising with headphones
The Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Exercise
Mother and toddler exercising at home
Deafness and Balance Problems in Infants and Children
Sudden hearing loss
Causes of Rapid Hearing Loss and Sudden Deafness
Young girl with hearing loss
What Causes Hearing Loss and Deafness in Children?
A young boy using an abacus with a blurry background
Autism and Auditory Processing Disorder
Woman signing the word 'Family' in American Sign Language while communicating with her son
Sign Language Christmas Songs and Carols
Girls playing on a bed.
Deaf and Other Nonverbal Users of Sign Language
Deaf school children using sign language
The History of American Sign Language
Caucasian father and sons signing at dinner table
American Sign Language: Using Games to Learn ASL?
A woman talking to another woman in sign language
Discussing Sex and Sexuality in American Sign Language
Teacher showing pre-school girl sign language
Finding American Sign Language Classes
Hands making gesture: one hand held straight on open palm of other
Online Sign Language Dictionary Sites
American sign language
Challenges of Learning Sign Language
woman using sign language to read book to two boys
Using Sign Language and Voice for Total Communication
Woman teaching preschooler sign language
ABC Stories Using the Alphabet in Sign Language
A teacher showing her student how to talk in sign language
Sign Languages Used in Spanish Speaking Countries
Deaf School children sign to each other in school class room
Sign Language Games and Puzzles
Parent communicating with sign language
Signing Exact English and Syntax
Couple using sign language
Profile of William Stokoe ASL Researcher
Picture of a man and women communicating with sign language
Pidgin Signed English (PSE) Bridges ASL and English
Friendly police officer gives fist bump to student
Sign Language Crime Vocabulary
Parent communicating with sign language
American Sign Language Classifiers
Deaf couple signing at dinner table
How to Communicate With Deaf or Hard of Hearing People
American Sign Language Signs for Winter Related Items