Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive technology includes a broad range of hardware and software tools to transmit information to an individual in the manner most accessible to them. Such technologies for deaf individuals can include hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, loop systems, accessible telephones/videophones, visual alert systems, and much more.
Both entities and individuals who may utilize such technology can benefit from understanding the advantages and limitations of different assistive technologies. This is especially true when entities are seeking to purchase technology that is compatible to a wide range of users. Below are starter resources for learning more about various devices, software, and services related to assistive technology: