Most of us have heard the phrase “Good Communication is Key” countless times, but the reason we’ve heard it over and over again, is because it’s true. When was the last time bad communication got you what you wanted or helped you achieve success? Probably never.
If you’re unsure about how to best communicate with someone who has hearing loss, ask them. They may have their own advice that works best for communicating specifically with them; after all, no one’s hearing loss is exactly the same. The key is to make sure everyone’s needs are being met, that good conversation is happening, and that you’re both being understood.