DeafHear.ie Hearing & CommunicationHearing & Communication

When a person experiences a loss of hearing either traumatically or over time, this is often accompanied by loss of confidence, social withdrawal, employment worries and difficulties communicating with family and work colleagues.

At this time, the DeafHear Hearing and Communication Service can provide a range of supports and programmes to help overcome many of the issues and help build confidence and new communication skills.

One in seven people experience a hearing loss which moderately or severely impacts quality of life. The best support available to them is Hearing and Communication which is a holistic process involving hearing management, assistive technology, lip reading classes, listening exercises and coping skills. Families also require information, advice and coping skills.

This DeafHear service is staffed by professionally qualified Hearing and Communication Therapists who provide a range of individual and group supports including:

  • Individual Assessment and Advice

  • Hearing Communication classes in Locations Nationally

    Hearing and Communication Classes / Workshops / Info Sessions
    Classes for 2016 will be announced shortly.

    Posted: 16th December 2015
  • Learn more about hearing loss.
  • Learn more about hearing aids and loop systems.
  • Try out the latest equipment to help with doorbells, alarms, phones, TV etc.
  • Learn to cope with background noise.
  • Learn lipreading and listening skills.
  • Learn to cope with communication problems at home, at work and on social occasions.
  • Avail of the supports which help your family and friends to understand your difficulties.
  • Practise being more assertive.
  • Find out about the Irish Hard of Hearing Association.
  • Find out about the Irish Tinnitus Association.

And much more…


Hearing & Communication Group Sessions Autumn 2013:

Classes are usually held once a week over an eight week term and cost €48 per term. Shorter/longer terms are adjusted by €6 per week. Full details will be available from the tutor for each venue.

Fee is payable at the start of term.

Here to support your hearing

For further information or to join a class, please contact:
Aideen Foran at DeafHear.ie
Tel: 01-8175700
Text: 01-8783629

If you are interested in any of these services, please contact your local DeafHear Resource Centre.

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