Assistive Listening Devices For Hearing Loss People — Hearing Loss and Solution

For young and elderly clients, hearing may be a barrier in your OT practice. There are so many types of Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)  available today for individuals with hearing loss, it is important to be somewhat familiar and also refer clients to a hearing specialist if a barrier exists. Here is a short overview of some ALD’s or assistive technology for hearing loss.

Assistive Devices:- Assistive devices or Assistive technology are used by the hearing loss or language disorder people to communicate. These devices help a person to hear and understand what is being said more clearly or to express thoughts more easily. With the development of digital and wireless technologies, many of the devices are becoming available […]

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Thanks to Hearing Loss and Solution for sharing this information.

Carol –   OT’s with Apps

About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary and work environments. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education and home environments. Currently a graduate student in the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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