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2. Use an assistive listening system with multiple microphones for the student and instructor.

Personal and group FM systems which amplify sounds can be used successfully to clarify sounds in a group setting for some students with hearing impairments. With these systems, there is a direct input of sound from the speaker into a microphone that is then transmitted to the student's hearing aid. A central microphone can be used when the group is small. Multiple microphones are more effective with a larger group and can be passed from person to person as they speak. Talk to the student about options that will be most effective. The disabled student services office may have FM systems available for student use.

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