Hearing Loss In Children News
Young girl receives new hearing aids from family whose daughter died
Brianna Giddens, 4, received hearing aids from her former teacher, who was asked to pass them on to a child in need by a family whose own daughter died of medical complications.
4-year-old girl receives 'perfect match' hearing aids from unlikely donor
A young girl who was born with a viral auditory infection was given the gift of hearing from an unexpected donor. When one family lost their 5-year-old daughter to a multitude of health complications earlier this year, the parents decided to donate her brand new pink hearing aids to a local teacher
Treacher Collins syndrome: What you need to know
Now a feature-length film starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, "Wonder" is based on a children’s novel by R.J. Palacio and documents the story of a young boy with a genetic disorder called Treacher Collins syndrome. It’s a movie that may have many taking the opportunity learn more about the
Jihad Turk: 'Islam has a lot of work to do'
On this episode of "Uncomfortable," ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks to Jihad Turk, president of the Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School, about his mission to help Islam find its place in America with imams and other religious leaders trained in the U.S.
Baby Charlie Gard's medical condition: What you need to know
The ongoing story of Charlie Gard –- a baby born in London with a rare genetic disorder known as Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome -– has gained international attention, with such prominent figures as Pope Francis and President Donald Trump commenting on his family’s ordeal. Charlie, born on August
CES 2017 Highlighted by Helpful Robots, Smart Hairbrushes, Flying Cameras
The concept of the "smart home," a living space that is guided by tech and artificial intelligence, is a major theme at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center this week. Smart home technology has featured prominently at the annual CES
Report Reveals Kids' Headphones May Cause Hearing Problems
The Wirecutter released a report that shows headphone devices for kids may not regulate volume to a decibel level that is suitable for children's ears.
Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss , Report Says
Some headphones marketed for children may not restrict enough noise for young ears, according to a new report published today by the technology guide The Wirecutter. The Wirecutter tried out 30 different children’s headphones for style, fit and safety by using both a plastic model ear and a few
Mother Discusses Fears for Child Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects
A Venezuelan woman who gave birth in the U.S. to a daughter with birth defects related to Zika infection, said she is frustrated that there is so little known about the long-term effects of the virus. Maria Fernanda Ramirez Bolivar spoke to reporters today at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami,
Deaf Baby Bursts Into Giggles After Hearing His Mother for the First Time
An adorable video captures an Australian baby hearing his mother's voice for the first time and bursting into giggles after he's fitted with a pair of hearing aids . Jordan Blair was born with hearing loss and failed both of his hearing screenings at the hospital, his mother Taryn Blair told ABC