ATLA

Music and Hearing Aids

We can sometimes struggle with listening to, or playing music when we have hearing loss. Here are some useful resources for hearing aid users and music –
https://musicandhearingaids.org/resources/

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The National Association of Deafened People

The NADP provides information and support for deafened people, who have lost all or most of their useful hearing, to help enable them to regain their independence and enjoy the best quality of life.
Go to http://www.nadp.org.uk/

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Your questions answered

What is lipreading?
Lipreading can help deaf and hard of hearing people to follow speech better. Lipreading is using your eyes to help your ears. Sometimes it is called speechreading (especially in the USA).
We look at how the lips, tongue and jaw move, as well as facial expressions. When

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Who are lipreading classes for?

Classes are for anyone who struggles to hear. They are often – and more accurately – called ‘Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss’ classes.
ATLA (the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults) is the only organisation in the UK dedicated to teaching this valuable skill. All ATLA members are qualified

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What your class will cover

What your class will cover
In class you will meet others who have similar problems. You will

learn more about how to get the best from today’s hi tech hearing aids
get information on organisations that can help you
join in discussions on types of hearing loss and ways

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