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There are many kinds of hearing loss
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A child who has problems hearing usually has difficulty with both loudness and pitch. For example:
This baby does not hear well. She cannot hear high-pitch sounds.
She cannot hear her father playing the flute. But she can hear low-pitch, loud sounds like drums.