3 November 2020
In Singapore, for every 1000 births, 4 newborns are diagnosed with hearing loss (Universal Newborn Hearing Screening In Singapore: The Need, implementation and challenges. WK Low et al. 2005). To promote early detection, the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening programme was introduced in 2002. Unfortunately, this hidden disability can remain undetected in mild, late onset and progressive cases. Hearing loss left unmanaged can result in noticeable delay in speech development, poorer academic performance or undesirable behavioural and mental issues.
For this talk, the speakers will cover the following areas to encourage awareness in the importance of early diagnosis and management of paediatric hearing loss. Participants will have a better understanding of:
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3 November 2020, Tuesday
6.00 pm – 6.45 pm
Zoom Cloud Meetings
Registration Closing Date:
16 October 2020, Friday
Allied health professionals
(Zoom Capacity: 500
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