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With the sudden shift to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, deaf and hard of hearing college students who use hearing assistive technology (HAT) may need to shift technology gears — and perhaps even consider different communication methods — to…
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Tip Sheet
Topics: Assistive Technology
In today’s world, emergency preparedness is an important topic. Too often, deaf people do not have access to emergency alerts. Visual emergency alerting systems provide equal access and allow deaf people to evacuate safely during emergencies. Both the ADA and…
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Administrators
Topics: Assistive Technology, Other Access Topics
Background noise and distance from the instructor may present barriers for some deaf students. When this is the case, assistive listening systems can play a role in reducing or eliminating these barriers….
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Audiologists
Topics: Assistive Technology
With technology always seemingly one step ahead of us, it’s easy to confuse the various telecommunication services used to visually connect hearing and deaf people who wish to communicate with each other. Three primary telecommunication services are in use today:…
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Disability Services Professionals
Topics: Interpreting, Assistive Technology
Telecommunication technology has significantly changed the communication landscape for deaf people. For more than 40 years, text telephones (TTY) and amplified phones were the only options. Today, videophones, smartphones, and instant messaging most often replace TTY as preferred communication tools….
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Disability Services Professionals
Topics: Assistive Technology
Cochlear implants are complex electronic devices surgically implanted under the skin behind the ear. These devices use electrodes placed in the inner ear (the cochlea) to stimulate the auditory nerve of people who have significant permanent hearing loss….
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Audiologists
Topics: Assistive Technology
For those who are new to assistive listening technology, selecting the right systems for a college campus can be daunting. When selecting assistive listening technology for a college campus, institutions should consider a number of factors, including the legal requirements for…
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Type: Resources
Resource Type: Overviews
Useful For: Administrators
Topics: Assistive Technology

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