Magazine ‘Worm’ on listening and communication tactics the possibilities that offer more technical hearing aids, cochlear implants (CI) and hearing aids to people with a hearing impairment, are extremely varied. But technology alone is not sufficient to cope with the demands of life with hearing impairment. Also special behaviors, which can greatly facilitate people with and without hearing loss, communication and social interaction are helpful. This hearing and communication tactics are focus of the current issue of the worm”. The leading German-language magazine to life with hearing aid/CI appears in these days for the 80th time. Hearing and additional listening technique are a great help for people with hearing impairment.
Furthermore, it is advisable for them deliberately to ensure that optimum understanding is possible for them everyday situations: you should to close and are opposite to the interlocutor, disruptive Noise as far as possible exclude and ensure good light to can, where appropriate, refrain from the lips of the person as well as interpret the facial expressions and gestures. In addition to these and other listening tactics, the so-called communication tactics are important. Belongs to them, for example, to attract their own hearing disability and explain not to hide them. The good hearing conversation partners tips for an optimal understanding to give openly to address them all this not least reduces uncertainty and creates a pleasant atmosphere for discussions for both sides.
The current issue of the worm”to listening and communication tactics takes various aspects under the magnifying glass. Articles and reports by affected address about the importance of an optimal room acoustics, hearing with induction and FM systems, the importance of body language or audio-therapeutic communication training, in which best practices are taught. How important is the use of sound tactics in the current issue: while I wish a good coexistence of deaf or hearing-impaired people; “because only together we can achieve the goals of inclusion.