Acoustics and Assistive Listening Devices Information Day
Held on Thursday, 7th June 2018
This information day provided the opportunity to hear up-to-date information on equipment and resources to support deaf pupils. The day included presentations from the following organisations and speakers.
- Richard Vaughan, Connevans (PDF): Richard demonstrated a new product called "Babble Guard" and the Aurical HIT hearing aid test box.
- Gareth Challis, Frontrow: Gareth demonstrated the Juno Classroom Soundfield System.
- Tim Simmons, The Woolly Shepherd - natural acoustic solutions (PPT): These products enhance classroom environments by reducing background noise and improving speech intelligibility.
- Brochure (PDF)
- Tony Murphy, Phonak (PPT): Tony provided an update from Phonak and demonstrated the Roger Touchscreen.
"I feel the training has helped me understand the experiences of students with hearing impairments. Made me more aware of how to better use an environment to help students."
"I learned something from each presenter about new products."
All professionals working with deaf children and young people either in mainstream or specialist provision.