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Stigma about hearing loss

Stigma about hearing loss

Hearing-impaired people are subject to much prejudice and miconceptions: "they are old", "less intelligent", "mentally ill", or "they only hear what they want to hear".

Many people also think that hearing aids are unsightly, uncomfortable and expensive and do not function optimally.

On these pages you can read more about the misconceptions and the prejudices relating to hearing-impaired people and hearing aids.

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