- If the screening process is unclear to
you, ask the screener to write the information down.
- If you can read lips or are hard of
hearing, ask the screener to look directly at you and repeat the information slowly.
- If you need to communicate with the
screener, inform her/him of your disability and the way in which you can communicate.
The screeners are trained to provide whatever assistance they can to persons with
- It is not necessary to remove hearing
aids or the exterior component a cochlear implant at the security checkpoint.
- It is best if you wear your hearing
device while going through the metal detector.
- According to hearing device
manufacturers, hearing aids and cochlear implants are not affected by x-ray, the
walk-through metal detectors, or the hand-held metal detectors.
- If you are uneasy about how your
devices may be affected by the metal detectors, you can ask the screener for a full body
pat-down inspection in lieu of going through the metal detector.