In this section
Information on different types and causes of deafness, hearing tests, the medical tests that can be done to try and find out the cause of deafness, hearing aids, cochlear implants, and what you can expect from your audiology service.
It’s important that you know what your child is entitled to and to think about whether your child’s audiology service is meeting their needs.
Here we explain some of the types and causes of deafness.
The range of tests that can be carried out to try to find the cause of your child’s hearing loss.
A factsheet for parents to provide information about the balance system and balance disorders.
Information for parents and carers of deaf children with additional needs.
Information about cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants (ABI) for deaf children.
Tips if your child would like their hearing aid or cochlear implant to be colourful.
Get step-by-step instructions from our audiologist on how to keep your child’s hearing aids in good working order.
NDCS has published three comics for children about getting grommets, hearing aids and visiting the Hearing Clinic.
Publication giving information for parents and carers about monitoring your child's eyesight.
This resource, written by NDCS for Early Support, is for parents of deaf children and young people up to the age of 25 who have recently been identified as being deaf.