Face Masks and Hearing Loss: Practical Tips and Strategies

webinar Face Masks and Hearing Loss Practices and Strategies

With audiologist Ellen Lafargue and Carolyn Ginsburg Stern—Mastering communication while wearing face masks and adhering to social distancing is especially difficult for people with hearing loss because of reduced visual and auditory input. This webinar shared practical tips and strategies that can make interactions easier and help you feel more in control.

The webinar has demonstrations on wearing masks comfortably with hearing devices and shows you how to avoid losing them when masks are removed.

Article reposted with permission from: Hearing Loss Association of America.

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