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March 21, 2022

Consistent Use of Face Masks Makes Communication Difficult, Frustrating and Stressful for Adults with Hearing loss

Communication with face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic for adults with hearing loss

The research division at Wavefront Centre has co-authored a published article in a scholarly journal that reveals the impacts on communication with face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic for adults with hearing loss.

The article is based on results from our national survey in 2021 where we found that over 80% of respondents reported difficulty with understanding others who wore face masks.

Read the full article here.

Learn more about the survey.

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