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Updated 23 February 2021

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What to expect at a balance assessment appointment – October 2015

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What to expect at a hearing aid assessment appointment – August 2015

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What to expect at a hearing aid fitting appointment – August 2015

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Hearing Aid Battery Safety – January 2020

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Your Baby’s Visit to the Audiology Department – February 2020

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

The NDCS has written the following leaflets regarding hearing loss in children.  NDCS has kindly agreed to allow DCH to provide links to their leaflets, but please be aware that you may have to become a member of NDCS (which is free) to view and download the leaflets.  Alternatively, printed copies of these leaflets are available from the DCH Audiology Department.

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Glue Ear

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Hearing Aids: Information for Families

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My Baby has a hearing loss

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Understanding your child’s hearing tests

How to clean, fit and retube a hearing aid

Useful links

https://rnid.org.uk/information-and-support/ – has info on a range of issues related to hearing loss and tinnitus.

https://c2hearonline.com/  – has interactive multimedia videos on hearing aids and how to hear well.

https://healthvideos.ourdorset.nhs.uk/audiology – has info about Audiology and hearing aids

National Deaf Children’s Society –  glue ear
https://www.ndcs.org.uk/information-and-support/childhood-deafness/causes-of-deafness/glue-ear/