Technology Assistance  for  People with Hearing Loss
Knowing  when the telephone  is ringing can be difficult  with hearing loss
This Loud Bell Ringer might help
Plugs into any standard outlet
When switched “ON”   it rings very loudly
There is a telephone  for everyone  regardless their degree  of  hearing loss
This phone has many special features
It has a volume control
It has an output jack
Use output jack with headphones
Use output jack with neckloop plus hearing aid T-switch
Light flashes when telephone rings
Similar features on cordless phone
Handset has volume control
Handset has headphone jack
Neckloop works with  headphone jack
Portable amplifiers for  standard phones
Carry in pocket/purse slip over earpiece
It has a volume control
TTY (Text Telephone)  uses text versus sound
TTY has a  standard typing keyboard
Message window shows  typing from both phones
Ways TTY is used:  TTY to relay to phone Reads Typing Types Reply Person using TTY Relay Types to Relay Operator Reads Rep...
Ways TTY is used:  VOC (voice carry over) Types Reply Person  using TTY Relay Talks to Person  on Phone Reads Reply Person...
Ways TTY is used: TTY to TTY Person  using TTY Types to person on TTY Reads Reply Person  using TTY Reads  Typing Types Re...
VCO phone can be used  as standard telephone
Time  is important!  Missing an alarm  is frustrating.
Vibrating alarm clock awakens sound sleepers
Place under pillow and clip to pillow case
Battery operated; it is easy to set
A vibrating watch  works like the clock
Multi alert systems are All-In-One units
High power strobe flashes in response to sound
Vibrator under mattress vibrates in response to sound
Smoke alarm transmitter connects to existing smoke alarm
Receiver indicates  sound is fire alarm
Doorbell transmitter connects to existing doorbell
Receiver indicates  sound is doorbell
Telephone transmitter connects to phone plug
Receiver indicates  sound is telephone
Sound transmitter is placed near baby/child
Receiver indicates  sound is baby/child
Hearing can be difficult  in noise, in large auditoriums, and in groups
ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices)  make it easier to hear
All ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices) have microphones
All ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices)  have transmitters
All ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices)  have receivers
All ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices)  allow varied connections
All ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices)  transmit sound waves Infrared FM Induction Hard wire Light  waves Magnetic waves...
Some ALD’s  (Assistive Listening Devices)  connect to audio devices
For More Assistance For a Michigan Contact us at  info@mi-shhh.org  They’re anxious to Help! Hearing Technology Resource S...
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  1. 1. Technology Assistance for People with Hearing Loss
  2. 2. Knowing when the telephone is ringing can be difficult with hearing loss
  3. 3. This Loud Bell Ringer might help
  4. 4. Plugs into any standard outlet
  5. 5. When switched “ON” it rings very loudly
  6. 6. There is a telephone for everyone regardless their degree of hearing loss
  7. 7. This phone has many special features
  8. 8. It has a volume control
  9. 9. It has an output jack
  10. 10. Use output jack with headphones
  11. 11. Use output jack with neckloop plus hearing aid T-switch
  12. 12. Light flashes when telephone rings
  13. 13. Similar features on cordless phone
  14. 14. Handset has volume control
  15. 15. Handset has headphone jack
  16. 16. Neckloop works with headphone jack
  17. 17. Portable amplifiers for standard phones
  18. 18. Carry in pocket/purse slip over earpiece
  19. 19. It has a volume control
  20. 20. TTY (Text Telephone) uses text versus sound
  21. 21. TTY has a standard typing keyboard
  22. 22. Message window shows typing from both phones
  23. 23. Ways TTY is used: TTY to relay to phone Reads Typing Types Reply Person using TTY Relay Types to Relay Operator Reads Reply Person on phone Listens to Relay Operator Speaks Reply
  24. 24. Ways TTY is used: VOC (voice carry over) Types Reply Person using TTY Relay Talks to Person on Phone Reads Reply Person on phone Hears person speak Speaks Reply
  25. 25. Ways TTY is used: TTY to TTY Person using TTY Types to person on TTY Reads Reply Person using TTY Reads Typing Types Reply
  26. 26. VCO phone can be used as standard telephone
  27. 27. Time is important! Missing an alarm is frustrating.
  28. 28. Vibrating alarm clock awakens sound sleepers
  29. 29. Place under pillow and clip to pillow case
  30. 30. Battery operated; it is easy to set
  31. 31. A vibrating watch works like the clock
  32. 32. Multi alert systems are All-In-One units
  33. 33. High power strobe flashes in response to sound
  34. 34. Vibrator under mattress vibrates in response to sound
  35. 35. Smoke alarm transmitter connects to existing smoke alarm
  36. 36. Receiver indicates sound is fire alarm
  37. 37. Doorbell transmitter connects to existing doorbell
  38. 38. Receiver indicates sound is doorbell
  39. 39. Telephone transmitter connects to phone plug
  40. 40. Receiver indicates sound is telephone
  41. 41. Sound transmitter is placed near baby/child
  42. 42. Receiver indicates sound is baby/child
  43. 43. Hearing can be difficult in noise, in large auditoriums, and in groups
  44. 44. ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) make it easier to hear
  45. 45. All ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) have microphones
  46. 46. All ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) have transmitters
  47. 47. All ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) have receivers
  48. 48. All ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) allow varied connections
  49. 49. All ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) transmit sound waves Infrared FM Induction Hard wire Light waves Magnetic waves Radio Frequency Direct connection
  50. 50. Some ALD’s (Assistive Listening Devices) connect to audio devices
  51. 51. For More Assistance For a Michigan Contact us at info@mi-shhh.org They’re anxious to Help! Hearing Technology Resource Specialist

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