After having been told that her daughter had normal hearing, Belinda's two and a half year old daughter was diagnosed with a bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.
The Lafalams' Story
The Lafalams never expected that both their kids could have a profound hearing loss, "it is not something that you think of when you have a hearing family."
Beckley was 11 months old when he was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. After spending two weeks in the ICU, his parents were told that he had profound hearing loss in both ears.
Theo had his newborn hearing screening at 7 days old and did not pass it. At three months old he had an ABR, and was diagnosed with a mild in the low frequencies, moderate in the higher frequencies hearing loss.