Hearing loops are an important aid for deaf people. In this coffee time chat AccessChamp looks at how they work, what setting a deaf person should put the hearing aid to and other types of hearing loop that are available.
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In this chat we interview Sally Paul, a deaf person, that runs her own business helping people understand deaf issues and provide training for them. A hearing impairment is known as an invisible disability so how can you recognise and help them. This session helps with both those issues.
In this coffee time chat we look at how to welcome a deaf person and the best ways of communicating with them. For example having a specific welcome letter, communicating clearly, writing things down and using hands. There is an added benefit in that the welcome letter could be translated into other languages for guests that don’t speak English.