Fatigue and Children with Hearing Loss

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Fatigue and Children with Hearing Loss

Fri, 01/31/2014

New research shows that school-aged children with hearing loss experience significantly more fatigue than their normal hearing peers. It has been shown that adults with hearing loss require more 'effort in hearing' when doing the same job as their peers. This extra effort often causes fatigue, strain, and burnout. The authors of this new report speculate that children with hearing loss could experience the same hearing-related stress issues at school.

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