Hearing Aid with the Read 180 Software

I have a student that uses a hearing aid and is having trouble hearing the Read 180 software using the headphones. Does anyone have any suggestions to amplify the volume of the software or make the computer louder?

Posted on: April 17 2014
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  • AskDee

    I don't think making the sound louder helps unless the sound is really low. Some headsets have volume controls. I have found that directly connect the assistive device to the computer works very well. Many hearing aids have a way to connect directly; all FM aids have that attachment. All cochlear implants have those attachments. I figured out that if I asked the student if he or she played video games and then asked how the student heard what was happening that the student would confess to having an attachment to use with the computer. Another source of help would be the teacher of the hearing impaired in your school or district. That teacher frequently has ways to assist the student. Dee Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

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