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2 year old, does not talk or respond to semi-loud noises, responds to extremely loud noises, has loud cry. Hearing impairment?

I baby sit my 2 year niece everyday and i think she may be mostly deaf but not fully. She does not talk at all yet. She does not respond to faint to semi-loud noises, only to extreamly loud noises or if your speakind directly into ear. she only makes baby sounds and she is very loud when she makes sounds or cries. just curious for another opinion.
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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your baby might have some amount of hearing loss but it would be wrong to establish this without confirming it as there might be other reasons for this...
it is better to get an ear examination and BERA test for this baby...
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Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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