Hearing

Summary

Conductive hearing loss is a common occurrence in individuals with Kabuki syndrome, usually due to repeated ear infections during childhood. Cleft palatei, abnormal development of the Eustachian tube and immunity deficiencies can all be contributing factors.

Hints for Parents

Deciphering the Spoken Word

Some children find it helpful to use a Frequency Modulated (FM) hearing system to weed out background noise, while enhancing the spoken word.

Hearing Articles

Audiological And Vestibular Findings In Kabuki Syndrome

Read about the three most common types of hearing loss in individuals with Kabuki Syndrome.

tags: Hearing
Last Updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 18:05