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Hearing Loss & Small Voices

A great many of us have high frequency hearing loss which means we have a difficult time hearing small voices. Kids are already a challenge because they bounce around and don’t face us. Or they suddenly get shy or have a hard time looking at us. Here are some tips on how we deal with those small voices.

It’s takes some training & persistence.

Michele: Because I’m a lipreader, I taught my granddaughter Ayla how to talk to me from the time she was born. Year after year, I’ve witnessed the benefits. It’s been awesome to see her progress as I demonstrate ways for her to help me understand more.