I want to start this post by saying that BOTH FM Systems and Soundfield Systems can be excellent options for students with hearing loss. Both devices function to increase the signal-to-noise ratio, making the relevant signal (i.e. the teacher’s voice) louder than the noise and distraction (i.e. other children talking, chairs scraping the floor, etc.). There are differences, however.
Oh my goodness, where to begin? Convention has been AMAZING and I am learning great new things and meeting great new people every minute of every day! There are TONS of things to write about, but here’s a quick summary of the things I learned and did on Saturday: