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What support does someone need when they have hearing problems?

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Your loved one should be working with a hearing specialist, such as an audiologist or an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Ask if you can take him to or join him at appointments. It also may help him to meet other people with hearing loss and find out what helped them. A hearing specialist may be able to recommend a support group, or check with the Hearing Loss Association of America.

From: How to Support Better Hearing WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Hearing Loss Association of America: "Living with Hearing Loss."

University of California San Francisco Medical Center: "Communicating with People with Hearing Loss."

Cleveland Clinic: "Tips to Improve Communication when Talking with Someone with Hearing Loss."

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Adult Aural/Audiologic Rehabilitation.”

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 01, 2019

SOURCES:

Hearing Loss Association of America: "Living with Hearing Loss."

University of California San Francisco Medical Center: "Communicating with People with Hearing Loss."

Cleveland Clinic: "Tips to Improve Communication when Talking with Someone with Hearing Loss."

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Adult Aural/Audiologic Rehabilitation.”

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 01, 2019

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