Communicating with one another while wearing masks has proven to be challenging for people that are not suffering from hearing loss. For those who rely on lip-reading to enhance their understanding, face masks can prove to be particularly challenging. The Danish Association of the Hard of Hearing compiled tips to enhance communication with people with hearing impairment while wearing face masks. A few of the tips include being patient, attentive, and clearly visible to the person with whom you are communicating. Read on for the complete list.
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