Assistive Listening Devices
Hearing and Balance Centers of West Tennessee offers a large array of services and products outside the usual hearing test and hearing aid recommendations. Today, a wide spectrum of technical advances has opened new opportunities for people with hearing difficulties. Hearing devices can be wirelessly connected to cell phones, televisions and computers.
What are assistive listening devices?
Assistive listening devices are used to help individuals with hearing loss hear better in a variety of situations. These can be used in classrooms, at home or in the office. These devices usually connect to hearing aids and offer the user a more customized and personalized listening environment.
Available assistive listening devices
At Hearing and Balance Centers of West Tennessee, we offer products that keep you entertained, informed and ready for your day, including:
- TV – Williams Sound is a company that makes remote sound amplifiers and other products for hearing services. The company’s infrared and FM systems allow you to listen to television (and radio) at your personal level.
- Amplifiers – Williams Sound makes the Pocketalker, a device that amplifies close sounds and reduces background noise in closed and crowded areas.
- Telephone – Williams Sound, ClearSounds and Ringmax are all companies that make devices to help you hear the phone ringing, see it ringing or record a phone call.
- Alarms – These products are designed to wake you up, make you aware or something or warn you. Sonic Boom and Shake-Awake alarms don’t leave any room for ambiguity! You’ll be on time from now on.
If you’re considering assistive listening devices or want to upgrade your current technology, schedule an appointment with a professional at Hearing and Balance Centers of West Tennessee to find out what options are available to you!