For young children every day is a journey of discovery. Using the five senses, children are navigating in a whirl of impressions, constantly learning and taking it all in. If one of the sensory organs is damaged, this can have an adverse effect on development if no intervention is undertaken. As the parent to a child with newly diagnosed hearing loss, many questions and concerns regarding hearing loss and intervention will appear. Against this background we want to offer affected parents information and insight into hearing loss in children.