A personal FM listening system transmits a speaker’s voice directly to the user’s ear. This may help the listener focus on what the speaker is saying. The unit consists of a wireless transmitter (with microphone) worn by the speaker and a receiver (with earphone) worn by the listener.

What type(s) of learning difficulty do these tools address?

This type of tool may benefit people who struggle with: listening or attention.

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Resources to help you evaluate assistive technology for your child:

Consumer Tips for Evaluating Assistive Technology Products

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