Hearing Loss in the Workplace
BETTER HEARING AT WORK
1 in 5 adult Canadians experience hearing challenges that can affect everyday communication. This indicates that hearing loss affects EVERY workplace whether it be employees, managers, co-workers, or clients/customers you interact with. The key to a successful work environment is EDUCATION and AWARENESS of hearing loss.
Watch the captioned webinar video below to find out how you can make your workplace more hearing accessible for EVERYONE.
- Identifying barriers in your workplace that make hearing difficult
- Good communication habits
- Simple technology that can make the workplace more hearing accessible
- Easy solutions for a more hearing friendly workplace for everyone including clients and customers
Updated Information Provided In This Recording: Online lipreading classes are now available. Visit readourlips.ca
PRINTABLE HANDOUT: “Making The Workplace Hearing Accessible“
Once you have watched the video above, please take a moment to provide your feedback. This will help us ensure our materials are as helpful as possible for you and how we can make improvements or ideas for other resources you would like us to offer.
Hearing Loss & COVID-19 Resources
Social (Physical) Distancing has presented unique barriers for individuals with hearing loss. The inability to Speech (Lip) Read due to masks and the challenge in hearing well at 2 metre distance, through glass barriers, and through virtual forms of communication.
Many employees with hearing loss have had to adapt to new challenges while working and thinking “out of the box” for solutions. Here is a video and article for possible solutions during pandemics. Video: “Surviving the Pandemic with Hearing Loss,” Gael Hannan. Article: Hearing Loss & COVID-19.
We recommend signing up to our free E-Newsletter for regular updates on solutions for individuals with hearing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How To Get In Touch
Have questions about something you learned here? Please reach out to Andrea Augot, Coordinator of Client Services with your questions.
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (or use the contact form at the bottom of this page)
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