FMs and Assistive Technology

FMs and Assistive Technology

This video shows what it is like for a child with hearing aids to experience sound and instruction in a classroom. Often children with hearing loss are misdiagnosed as having ADD or ADHD because they are not paying attention to instruction or to other students.

With proper sound enhancement in classrooms, even students who do not have hearing loss will be able to participate and understand a teacher who moves around the room or does not always face the class when speaking. This article explains the importance of reaching children through sound.

This article explains the importance of opening up classrooms as a good auditory environment.

ASHA explains the position they hold on the importance of creating an optimal acoustic environment within the classroom and what it means for hard of hearing, deaf and hearing students.

This resource shows what it is like for students with hearing aids in classrooms with and without a hearing-aid FM system.

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