Sam Leuzzi MD Pediatric
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Male 1: If you were going to—we have to see a kid that you thought was communicating correctly around two years old., you will expect him to say, two word sentences, maybe three word sentences— Male 2: Yes, two to three word sentences, 20 different words,-- Male 1: Many did a lot more! Male 2: But, yes within the minimum, but I always ask the parents if they suspect anything with the child’s hearing. You know we have new hearing screens that we can do in the office. We have the auto acoustic emission test that we do, which checks the response to the brain stem and child’s hearing. So now, also in the new born nursery, they are even doing the auto acoustic emission. Male 1: Having a normal new born screening, does they rule out a hearing problem down the road? Is that correct? Male 2: That is correct. Male 1: But, it is less likely. We --kid that was born without hearing, but there were some kids maybe later on do not her that were passing a new born screen. Male 2: Right Male 1: So, that speaking we probably recommend that they could get hearing test, is that correct? Male 2: That is correct Male 1: --because you cannot talk if you cannot hear. Male 2: That is right.

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