Some people are born deaf and hard-of-hearing, while others lose their hearing over time. When a person loses their hearing later on in life, communication with family and other hearing people can get challenging.
To help communication go a little bit smoother, Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores has some tips!
“Start to think about if you lost your hearing,” Jessica says. “What are some things that other people can do to help make the communication process easier? What are some things that other people can do to make situations or events more accessible to you? And last, how would you want other people to treat you?”
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