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Ampetronic and Williams AV extend their strategic partnership to North America

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Ampetronic [Nottinghamshire, UK] and Williams AV [Minnesota, USA] have today announced that from July 1st Williams AV will represent Ampetronic in the USA and Canada for all loop systems and support services. Ampetronic is the global leader in hearing loop solutions, and Williams AV is the leader in receiver-based assistive listening with IR, FM, WiFi and hybrid platforms, along with having […]

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Empowering hearing-impaired children at school

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Supporting younger patients through school is difficult, and when you can’t be in the classroom with them, you might face a dead end. But improving the education of hearing-impaired or SEN children is easier than you think… Hearing-impaired pupils in England struggle at every stage of school, with fewer than half leaving full-time education with […]

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Lip-reading: fighting the barriers

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Many people with hearing loss rely heavily on visual clues from the face and mouth to aid communication and the understanding of speech. But the practice of lip reading comes with its own set of obstacles… With the increase in use of face masks during the global pandemic, many of the hearing-impaired population – who […]

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Understanding hidden hearing loss

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Alice, who now avoids crowded restaurants and parties, most likely has what’s known as “hidden hearing loss”—a brain problem hearing tests aren’t designed to catch. For this reason, it’s not a well-understood condition. “Hidden” hearing loss is defined as hearing loss that’s not detectable on standard hearing tests, which zero in on problems within the […]