Used from the beginning, Roger ensures more speech and language input, improved responsiveness and less frustration than with hearing aids alone. The Roger and directional setting provides improved access to conversations by 26% over Roger and omnidirectional.
Providing a family with a Roger system can make a remarkable difference in reaching the needed 45 million words.6
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