Hearing loss and deafness are common disorders that can result from viral infections, high fevers, frequent ear infections, or genetic abnormalities. Many children needing adoptive famiilies suffere from some level... Read more about Deaf.
Partial hearing loss is often genetic. It may also be caused by an infection during pregnancy or a very high fever. Frequent ear infections can also result in hearing loss.
There is a range of hearing loss from mild hea... Read more about Hearing Impairment.
Microtia and Atresia
Children born with microtia will have an underdeveloped or absent outer ear. Because of this, they will usually have atresia, which is an absence or underdevelopment of the ear canal and middle ear. It usu... Read more about Microtia and Atresia.