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Test Methods

Children of any age (even newborns) can have their hearing checked. The way hearing is checked depends upon a child’s developmental age. There are different kinds of tests that can be used to learn about a child’s hearing. Sometimes a child needs to show a response to sound, other times the child only needs to sit quietly or sleep. In most cases, more than one type of test may be used to gain the best picture of a child’s hearing. A variety of tests may be recommended for your child such as: