Many disorders can affect the hearing of children and adults. This section provides information on the causes and effects of hearing loss in both children and adults.
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 186,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
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