If you are registered deaf or are a hearing aid user you qualify for a disabled persons railcard
Phonak is one of the largest hearing aid manufacturers in the world. Phonak although initially under a different name "AG für Elektroakustik" based in Zurich was established in 1947. Phonak has specialised in producing digital hearing aids and wireless communication systems for over 60 years. Top facts about Phonak as a manufacturer of hearing aids: In 1978 Phonak launched the first high powered hearing aid with high amplification. Phonak has a brilliant reputation and has done for many years in regards the manufacturing of childrens hearing aids. Phonak created smart link, the first hearing aid to facilitate the direct wireless use of Bluetooth mobile phones for hearing aids Created the first line of hearing aids for severe losses that came in a water resistant housing Phonak had its own sponsored cycling team called the "Phonak Cycling Team" from 2000 to 2006 Phonak has launched a global campaign called " Hear the World" to raise awareness of hearing loss and the importance of looking after your hearing. Below are hearing aids manufactured by Phonak.