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Communication Enhancement Groups

Communication and Hearing Enhancement Classes

Hearing loss acquired in adult life can have serious and far-reaching consequences for individuals who experience it, as well as their loved ones. These include deficits in communication, day-to-day activity, social interaction, and overall quality life. NUCASLL offers a group aural rehabilitative course for adults and their communication partners affected by hearing loss.

This Course Aims To:

  • Give you and your companion a better understanding of your hearing loss
  • Develop coping strategies to manage the social and emotional effects associated with reduced hearing
  • Learn about assistive devices that improve hearing abilities on the telephone and tv, as well as at lectures, restaurants, theaters and other social settings
  • Learn how to identify factors that contribute to communication breakdowns
  • Understand the legal rights of people with reduced hearing. Discover the importance of advocating for self and others
  • Develop a supportive environment to discuss and identify solutions to challenging listening environments

If you or a loved one are struggling with reduced hearing, consider registering for our Communication and Hearing Enhancement Classes. Dr. Cindy Erdos, Audiologist, and our team of Audiology students will teach strategies and solutions that help improve understanding in difficult hearing situations.

There is a growing body of research showing the benefits of Group Aural Rehabilitation for persons with hearing loss and their communication partners. Evidence has shown group aural rehabilitation programs can result in fewer communication difficulties, reduced social isolation and improved quality of life (Idainstitute.com)

Download the class brochure

Register now for classes at 847-491-3165 or NUCASLL@Northwestern.edu