Voice disorders in children can be presented or identified through the following signs:
- Loss of voice
- A voice that is hoarse or breathy (outside of an illness)
- An effortful or strained quality of voice
What can you do as a parent?
- Contact your child’s pediatrician. A referral to an ENT may be indicated.
- Teach best speaking habits (have your child avoid shouting or screaming in excess)
- Make sure your child is hydrated with water throughout the day
- Incorporate quiet time during the day to allow the voice to rest
- Contact us to conduct a voice evaluation