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Using Hearing Assistive Technology Devices at Home

Home Use of Hearing Assistance Technology (HAT)

 

Scenario

Use the

HAT?

Who Should Use             The Microphone?

Meal Time

 

Yes!

Pass the microphone amongst family members to help the child follow the conversation.

Driving In The Car: Child Back Seat

 

Yes!

The person in the front seat.

Reading Books

 

Yes! 

The person reading the book.

Watching TV

 

Yes!

Place microphone by the TV speaker or plug in device adapter cable to the headphone jack and transmitter.

Playing With Toys And Games

 

Yes!

Whoever is playing with the child. If multiple people are playing together, the microphone should be passed.

Sporting Events

 

Yes!

The child’s coach or instructor should use the microphone.

                                                            

                                                                                                                  

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