Down Syndrome and hearing loss

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the US.  This month is all about celebrating people with Down syndrome and making others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.  It’s not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating abilities.

Many children born with Down Syndrome also have hearing loss. But did you know that they can benefit from a Baha System?

Since Down Syndrome children’s ear canals are typically very narrow, in-the-ear hearing aids can be difficult to wear. Since the Baha solution doesn’t block the ear canal, discharges in the ears are also able to dry properly which reduces the risk of getting ear infections. There’s also no need for an ear mould which can get lost, or cause irritation and soreness to small ears.

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Chloe, Baha user, UK

Chloe, Baha user, UK

Read also: Guest blog: How a Baha solution transformed my daughter’s life