Links to articles, websites and surveys

National Institutes of Health reports that 50 percent of those who are 75 and older have disabling hearing loss.  read it here and read it here:  Quick Statistics About Hearing

Induction loops, aka hearing loops are the preferred over assistive devices.

What is a hearing loop?

Hearing loops vs. hearing aids alone

Hear the difference in and out of the hearing loop.  

Hearing Loop Demonstration with and without – Train Station – New York 

Hear just how powerful a loop system can be.  Dr. Sterkens’s recording made in a church dramatically demonstrates how much clearer speech is in the loop than out of the loop.

Click to hear the demos:  Without the loop     In the loop

People with hearing loss surveyed.

Assistive Listening Systems Survey 

T-Coil Survey

Accessibility in Laguna Woods