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Tips for communication

By following the suggestions below, you can communicate much better with someone who has hearing loss.


You can communicate better by: Speaking clearly and naturally

Attracting the listener’s attention before you begin speaking

Facing the listener

Staying close

Using body language to emphasize your feelings

Repeating and rephrasing if you are misunderstood

Eliminating or reducing room noise

Use these simple suggestions and you’ll soon find that good communications doesn’t have to be difficult. And remember – a little extra consideration and effort will go a long way towards helping the new wearer to get the best from his or her hearing aid.