Certain conditions make a child more susceptible to hearing loss:

  • Deafness in the family
  • Premature birth
  • Illness at or around time of birth
  • Meningitis or encephalitis (infection of the brain and/or its coverings)
  • Viral infections during pregnancy
  • Birth defects of the ear, nose, face or neck
  • History of ear infections

Can:Do Hearing is an independent, not-for-profit audiology clinic aligned with South Australia’s two oldest registered charitable service providers, Can:Do 4Kids and Deaf Can:Do. Audiological services are available for infants 6 months of age to adults.

Services include hearing assessments for all ages, auditory processing assessments for children from 6 years of age, adult hearing aids and assistive listening devices.

Read more about APD and our audiology clinic here