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FM Listening Systems

Classroom Tool for Deaf/HOH Children


Updated June 25, 2014

Does your deaf or hard of hearing child use an FM listening system in school?

What is an FM Listening System?

FM Listening Systems let teachers talk into a hand-held microphone, which transmits the sound of the teacher's voice directly to a deaf or hard of hearing child's hearing aid. This transmission happens on reserved radio spectrum 216-217 MHz. Many retailers of products for deaf and hard of hearing people carry personal FM systems.

Resources on FM Listening Systems

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