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  • 1. Some Things To Aid You In Your Hearing Loss Learning How to Listen Again can help you, even if you do not have a hearing device but you do have a loss in hearing. You will be able to learn many effective strategies for improving upon your listening and raise your level of communication. If you already have ahearing device or an implant, you will notice that your world willsoon be full of sounds that you had once forgotten. You will betransitioning from what was once a quiet world into somethingfull of noise and distractions. Through practice and plenty oftraining, you can learn how to acquire a completely new set oflistening habits.Assisted Listening Devices are also a great option. They may helpyou more than an aid would, if your hearing loss is not toosevere. Hearing aids will not disturb you when you are sleeping,but they may not help you in a theater setting either. There arenumerous other devices on the market to help you, such as alistening device for your television, microphones in a conference,telephone amplifiers and personal FM systems for use during alecture. You will be able to become acquainted with all of these
  • 2. units and see just how much they improve your work, family andsocial life.Handling Conversations differently may also help you. If you learnhow to take control of your communication on an assertive level,you will quickly become a better communicator. There arenumerous ways for being assertive. You might need to ask othersto make sure they have your attention before startingconversations with you. Perhaps, suggest that they are facing youand ask that they refrain from any shouting while speaking withyou. Another method for being assertive is to learn how to carryout the strategies for handling a breakdown in communication.Know the right times to ask for a rephrasing, instead ofrepeating. Learning how to ask questions is imperative, as well asclarifying everything around you.