Published on 12, July, 2020
My son has Aspergers and learning difficulties. He is extremely noise sensitive and struggles at school. I am trying to research the best noise cancelling headphones/ear defenders. I have bought him some ear defenders on Amazon which he has tried out today but they didnt help.
Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
Hello, my 6yr old boy with Autism and is sound sensitive / light sensitive.I realise this post is old but felt this answer might still help people in the future like this site has helped me so many times…
When the noise really gets to me, I use industrial ear protectors, the kind you can get at a hardware store quite cheaply for blocking out the noise from power tools and such. Even though they lower the…
I Have Autism And I Am Really Sensitive To Sound And I Have Noise Cancelling Headphones And They Are Bose Which Are Really Good They Cancel All The Noise Out. Bose Headphones Are A Good Option.
When the noise really gets to me, I use industrial ear protectors, the kind you can get at a hardware store quite cheaply for blocking out the noise from power tools and such. Even though they lower the sound by 30dB, I can still carry on a conversation with them on, but I think that's because my hearing is really good.
If you want noise cancelling headphones, I recommend Sony or Bose. I use those on airplanes. I really hate sticking things in my ears so I prefer not to use earplugs or earbuds, but noise cancelling earbuds are even more effective than noise cancelling headphones because they block a lot of sound before you even turn them on.