The World Health Organisation estimates that a staggering 50% of hearing impairment can be prevented.
Hearing impairment can have disastrous impact on the development of speech, communication, learning and social integration. Appropriate intervention is essential for children to have a chance in life. Without auditory rehabilitation, hearing impaired and deaf children in developing countries are routinely abandoned.
In developing countries, millions of hearing impaired children do not have hearing aids or rehabilitation support. In contrast, Australian children with hearing loss receive complete rehabilitation support, including free hearing aids...
Ears Inc. is an Australian non-denominational Christian organization dedicated to the training and equipping of local health workers in developing countries, for the rehabilitation of the hearing impaired.