Accommodation Use:
Specific Findings - Hearing

  • Most common accommodations (age <55):

    • Hearing aids (29%)

    • Written communication (17%)

    • Sign language (12%)

    • Personal assistant (2%)

    • Job task redesign (2%)

    • None (21%)

  • Older worker differences (age 55-64):

    • Less likely to use sign language (6%)

    • More likely to use hearing aids (39%)

    • Fewer “None” responses (12%)

Decorative Image: Image of one type of accommodation - hearing aid