The University of Southampton

Challenges of listening

In all sorts of different environments including the classroom there are a number of reasons why the listening conditions are far from optimal. This makes hearing for a cochlear implant user a challenge.  We spoke to teenagers, adults and parents of young children about what they find are challenging listening situations. Teenager responses are summarised below:

Adult responses are in the video below:

Parents responses are in the video below:

 

Key concepts