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Would a hearing aid help a teacher in a busy classroom?

I am a teacher and although my hearing seems fine away from the classroom when I am teaching the background noise in the room seems amplified and I struggle to hear students clearly who are only a few feet away. Would a hearing aid benefit?


As you report that your hearing appears normal away from work? and your only difficulties are in the background noise of the classroom, it is unlikely that you have a significant hearing loss which could benefit from hearing aids. That said, if you have concerns over your hearing, you should discuss it with you GP who can determine if a referral for a full hearing assessment is required.

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