It is important to know if your baby can hear. The first months and years of a baby’s life are very important for developing language. Undetected hearing loss is one of the causes of delayed language development. Delayed language development can lead to behaviour and emotional problems and later, to problems in school.
These developmental milestones show some of the skills that mark the progress of young children as they learn to communicate. There are also some tips on how you can help your child develop speech and language skills.
Here are some tips on how you can help your child develop hearing skills.
From: Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services