Aural Rehabilitation

Aural rehabilitation is a form of therapy where people with hearing problems are taught ways to improve their hearing and communication.  Sessions can be individual, groups, or both.
Topics commonly covered include:
 
  • Understanding your hearing loss
  • Helping your family understand we hearing loss so you will be able to communicate with each other more effectively
  • Understanding how to better use your hearing aid
  • Strategies to improve your listening and communication
  • Learning how assistive listening devices can help improve your hearing in various environments
  • Using visual cues such as reading lips, facial expressions, gestures, and body language.
  • Arranging your home to facilitate easier conversation
  • Handling background noise when you are outside