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Family and friends

If you know anyone who is suffering or might be suffering from hearing loss, you can do a lot to help.

Family and friends

Hearing loss affects most people who suffer from it. But hearing impairment also affects those people closest to the hearing-impaired person, for example­ family, friends and colleagues.

If you know anyone who suffers or may suffer from hearing loss, you can do a lot to help. And if you think somebody close to you is suffering from hearing loss, there are certain signs that you should be aware of.

On these pages you can read more about which signs to look for and how hearing loss affects others than the hearing-impaired people. You can also read about more good advice regarding how to communicate and how to help hearing-impaired people in other ways.

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