Hearing and speech and language development go together. Children learn to communicate by listening to voices and sounds. It is not always easy to tell if your child is hearing. Click here to check out what to expect.

6 Months

By 6 months babies responds to changes in your voice tone, will look around to see where new sounds are coming from and will smile, babble and/or move their bodies to music.

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Infant Hearing Program

The Infant Hearing Program offers hearing screening to newborn children in the hospital or in the community.

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Visit the Mount Sinai Hospital website to watch how your baby’s hearing is screened.