Assistive Listening Technology

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The Auditory Implant Service has an excellent reputation for research in the field of cochlear implants and remote microphone systems. 

USAIS holds training courses to assist Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Audiologists and Technicians to know more about remote microphone systems, fitting them, checking and assessing their benefit.  See training page on this website for information about all USAIS courses.

If you would like to know more, you may find these documents useful:

Quality Standards for the use of personal radio aids

The UK Children’s FM Working Group (UKFMWG) resource Quality Standards for the use of personal radio aids (2017) is available at the National Deaf Children’s Society website here.

Good Practice Guide

An accompanying Good Practice Guide for Radio Aids is available on the UKFMWG site here.

Examples of remote microphone systems are:

Phonak Roger Pen

Cochlear MiniMic 2

If you require specific information about connecting radio aid systems to a particular processor please contact us directly by email on

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