Personal FM Listening Systems
Learn about assistive technology tools called Personal FM Listening Systems.
By Kristin Stanberry , Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
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.
Products to Consider:
- Easy Listener
- Hearing Helper, Williams Sound
- The Personal Assistive Listening System (model AT-216) Comteck Communications
Resources to help you evaluate assistive technology for your child:
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