There are three basic types of hearing loss. Those types of hearing losses are conductive, sensorinneaural and mixed. Hearing loss can be identified by the part of the auditory system is damaged.
Screening For All Ages
Hearing loss can happen at any age, which is why hearing loss screenings happen at all ages. Newborns routinely go through screening before leaving the hospital, preschoolers and school-age children at their schools or by a doctor, and adults by a doctor.