Hearing technologies

People who are deafblind might use a combination of technology to help them communicate. One of the most commonly used is hearing technologies.

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The following pages are for anyone that has or thinks they might have a hearing impairment, supports someone with a hearing impairment or would just like to learn more about what services and technologies are available.

The pages explain the differences between the public and private sector services, some basic information about the many types of aids and accessories that can be used and links to other sources of more detailed information.

Related links in this section

Audiology services and hearing aid provision

Any Qualified Provider (AQP)

Types of hearing aids

Implantable devices

Hearing aid accessories and related technologies


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Reviewed: September 2014
Review due: December 2015

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First published: Thursday 11 July 2013
Updated: Tuesday 22 December 2015