Read this article and download the Clear Speech guide below.
Communication is a two way street.
With hearing loss your friends and family can help by adopting ‘Clear Speech’ techniques to help everyone cope.
By talking in a clear and concise manner, we are able to produce definite changes to the pattern of speech. We can produce sounds more completely without missing certain elements or dropping word endings. Naturally, speech becomes slower and louder and the stress on certain words or syllables becomes more obvious. Combined with the fitting of quality hearing instruments, these changes are exactly what is needed for a person with hearing loss to improve their ability to follow a conversation.
Communication is a two way street and you can help by reading this short guide which outlines easy clear speech methods.