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How Do Hearing Loops Work?

In Assistive Listening Devices, hearing aids by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

Have you been recently diagnosed with hearing loss? Most people wait seven to ten years to deal with a hearing loss – but now that you have a diagnosis you can finally act! The most common treatment for hearing loss is hearing aids, however, this can be an overwhelming decision for many. With so many styles and features available in modern hearing aids, it can be difficult to choose which one will be right for …

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In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

In Assistive Listening Devices, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Loss Treatment by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

If you are new to hearing aids, the chances are you don’t always understand all the different features offered. Hearing aids today can come equipped with a wide range of assistive features from rechargeable batteries to tinnitus therapy. When considering which features may be right for your needs, it is important to understand the advantages of equipping your hearing aid for loop systems. Also known as “telecoil”, hearing loops are a widely-used assistive technology that …

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All About Assistive Listening Devices  

In Assistive Listening Devices, hearing loss by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

Hearing aids are often the first step in treating hearing loss. They improve quality of life, reduce health risks associated with untreated hearing loss and facilitate better listening and communication. The performance of hearing aids can be enhanced with the added use of assistive listening systems (ALSs) and assistive listening devices (ALDs). Assistive listening technology amplifies sound from a focused source to improve your clarity and comprehension. Both ALD and ALS work in similar ways …