Case Study
Arbeits­platz­gestaltung für eine Rechtsanwaltsgehilfin


The employer is a law firm.

Disability and functional restriction of the employee:

The woman has a hearing impairment or is hard of hearing. It is only limited capable of acoustic information, such. B. speech and signals to perceive. Due to disability, therefore, audible information must be amplified or transformed in such a way that it can be perceived acoustically by the woman.

Education and job:

The woman trained as a paralegal and works in her learned profession at the employer.

Workplace and work duties:

The paralegal works at a computer screen in an office. Your duties include office work, such as: As the writing of documents on the PC and telephoning. With its hearing aids that have directional microphones and three adjustable programs and the attenuation of noise, you can perceive the language and signals (door and telephone bell) sufficient and make phone calls. To make a call, the hearing aids are switched to the T function, to the telephone coils. Thus, the spoken word can be transmitted directly through the electromagnetic field of the telephone receiver via the coils in the hearing aids for amplification and better understood. The existing telephone did not have to be exchanged, since the listener generates a sufficiently strong electromagnetic field for telephone calling via the coils of the hearing aids.

Assistive devices used:

Behind-the-ear hearing aids Landline phones

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Funding and participation:

The payment-free hearing aids were funded by the statutory health insurance. The consultation, measurements and adjustment of the hearing aids was carried out by a hearing aid acoustician.

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Last Update: 28 Oct 2019