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For Parents

Parent educating child on hearing protectors

What is noise-induced hearing loss?

“Noise is everywhere, and children
and adults alike are at risk for hearing loss
from overexposure.”

—James F. Battey, Director, NIDCD

Kids are frequently exposed to noise levels that could permanently damage their hearing. Fortunately, NIHL is 100 percent preventable.

Learn about the causes and prevention of noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) so that your tween—and you—can have healthy hearing for life.


Get "in the zone" to protect your hearing!