FM Systems

Remote Microphone System Use at Home: Impact on Caregiver Talk (2018)

  • This article talks about...a device that helps children with hearing loss hear people talk from far away. The researchers wanted to know if parents talk more to their children when they use the device.
  • This study found...when parents wear the device, they talked more to their children from a distance than when they were not wearing the device.
  • This is important because...children need to hear a lot of words to help them learn. The more words they hear the better, and when parents wear the device, they talk more to their child from a distance.
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Preschool Teachers’ Perception and use of Hearing Assistive Technology in Educational Settings (2016)

  • This article talks often FM systems are used with preschool children, and what teachers think about using them in a preschool classroom.
  • This study found...that some preschool children used FM systems, and most teachers would recommend that FM systems be used in the classroom.
  • This is important because...teachers see benefits from FM use for preschool children.
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Frequency Modulation for Preschoolers with Hearing loss (2014)

  • This article talks about...FM systems and how they help preschool children with hearing aids.
  • This study found...that FM systems help young children listen in places such as outside, in cars, and during shopping.
  • This is important because...audiologists need to help parents understand how an FM system works and how they can access the technology for their child.
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