Why There’s No Such Thing as Being “Too Young” for Hearing Loss

Despite stereotypes that people with hearing loss are elderly, many young people are born with or develop hearing loss. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, two to three out of 1,000 babies are born with a detectable level of hearing loss, and one in five teens in the United States experience some degree of hearing loss.

In this article, Julia Metraux from Hearing Tracker.com hears from people who grew up with hearing loss to learn more about this situation.