Vision and Hearing Testing

It makes sense to have your child's vision and hearing screened as soon as you get home.

When infants adopted internationally turn out to have medical difficulties, those difficulties are often related to vision and hearing. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends hearing screening for all newborns and an eye exam in the first six months of life. In institutions abroad, however, vision and hearing testing is not routinely carried out for infants. As a result, most adoption medical specialists recommend complete assessments of the senses after a child arrives home. Simple Solutions May Prevent Hearing Loss ...

It makes sense to have your child’s vision and hearing screened as soon as you come home.

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