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Communication Strategies

By following the suggestions below, you can communicate much better with someone who has hearing loss. You can communicate better by: Speaking clearly and naturally Speak in a normal tone of voice. Shouting makes many words hard to understand. Don't slow your speech. Speak at a pace that allows words to be clearly distinguished from one another, but not so slowly that you lose the natural rhythm. Attracting the listener's attention before you begin speaking Before you begin to speak, be sure the listener knows you want to communicate. Facing the listener When speaking to someone with hearing loss, make sure they can clearly see your mouth - especially in noisy environments. Most people have a natural abilit....