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An overview of assistive technologies available for people with hearing loss.

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Assistech

  1. 1. Assistech
  2. 2. Assistive Technologies Tucson, Arizona for Special Needs ► Vision ► Speech ► Mobility ► Hearing
  3. 3. Focus ► ► Vision ► Speech ► Mobility This Presentation will focus on… Hearing
  4. 4. The Facts: Over 35 million Americans experience hearing loss. Hearing loss may cause social isolation and depression if not addressed properly. Hearing aids and ALDs can help change your life!
  5. 5. Products Available for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: ► Communication Devices ► Signaling Devices ► ADA Compliance Kits ► Hearing Aids « Let your eyes rest long on the things that have become dear to you. » - Helen Keller
  6. 6. COMMUNICATION DEVICES help you to communicate in everyday situations. They include Amplified Telephones, Telephone Amplifiers, Personal Communicators (e.g. Pocketalker), and TTYs (i.e. Telephones for the Deaf).
  7. 7. Introducing Digital Clarity Power ™ Amplified Phones <ul><li>The C2210, C4205 and C4210 are the first amplified phones with Digital Clarity Power™ technology, the same technology found in today’s most sophisticated digital hearing aids. Hear LOUD and CLEAR! </li></ul><ul><li>Background noise compression </li></ul><ul><li>Loud and clear sound output </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with hearing aids </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 50dB amplification for mild to severe hearing loss </li></ul><ul><li>And many other great features! </li></ul>
  8. 8. C2210 Amplified Telephone with Digital Clarity Power ™ Technology <ul><li>Amplifies up to 50dB </li></ul><ul><li>2 tone settings </li></ul><ul><li>Call Waiting Caller ID* with 50 names/numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in alarm clock </li></ul><ul><li>Optional bed shaker and lamp flasher </li></ul><ul><li>Large lighted dial pad flashes when phone rings </li></ul><ul><li>Phonebook with 50 name and number memory </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>One year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $239. 95 Now $179. 95
  9. 9. C4205 and C4210 Amplified Telephones with Digital Clarity Power ™ <ul><li>Amplifies up to 50dB </li></ul><ul><li>3 tone settings to customize your listening experience </li></ul><ul><li>2.4 GHz technology for more freedom of movement </li></ul><ul><li>Bright visual ringer in both handset and base </li></ul><ul><li>Vibrating handset ringer </li></ul><ul><li>Battery back-up in the base </li></ul><ul><li>Large lighted dial pad </li></ul><ul><li>Caller ID (C4210 only) </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>One year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $229. 95 Now $149. 95 MSRP $229. 95 Now $179. 95
  10. 10. « VCO » Voice Carry-Over Telephone: You Can Read and Talk <ul><li>Calls placed via Relay (711) </li></ul><ul><li>Lighted LCD screen displays text in bright, large letters. </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in answering feature records text messages </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Portable Printer connection </li></ul><ul><li>Large, high contrast buttons </li></ul><ul><li>Programmable relay service memory dialing </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable super loud r inger </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>One-year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $189. 95 Now $159. 95 *
  11. 11. P300 Photo Phone <ul><li>9 photo memory buttons. </li></ul><ul><li>Prints may be replaced with personal photos! </li></ul><ul><li>Amplifies up to 20 dB </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic tone enhancement </li></ul><ul><li>Minimizes feedback and distortion. </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>One-year warranty </li></ul>Only $44. 95 Great for memory loss and cognitive disorders!
  12. 12. AMPLI600 Emergency Connect Amplified Telephone <ul><li>Lanyard and remote control are included </li></ul><ul><li>6 remote-dial emergency #s </li></ul><ul><li>Moves to next emergency dial phone # every 30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Amplifies up to 52dB </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 12dB outgoing voice amp. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable tone control </li></ul><ul><li>Amplified 3.5mm/2.5mm jacks </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in speakerphone </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>Optional bed shaker </li></ul><ul><li>One year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $289. 95 Now $199. 95 The Solution to Emergency Situations!
  13. 13. JV35 Amplified Braille Telephone with Voice Announce <ul><li>Numbers are voiced out as you dial </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbo size Braille buttons </li></ul><ul><li>3 emergency Braille buttons </li></ul><ul><li>Record your own announcements for the dial buttons, memory buttons and emergency buttons! </li></ul><ul><li>Amplifies up to 35dB </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable tone control </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing aid compatible </li></ul><ul><li>One year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $139. 95 Now $119. 95 Also great for the blind and visually impaired!
  14. 14. Q90D Text Telephone <ul><li>Works with corded, cordless and digital cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Compact and lightweight </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in text answering machine </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in microphone for hands- free VCO calls </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing Carry Over (HCO) calls with optional speakers and headset </li></ul><ul><li>Audible and visual ringers </li></ul><ul><li>One-touch buttons for “GA”, “SK” and “Pls hold” </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with mini printer </li></ul>MSRP $249. 95 Now $229. 95 We sell the complete line of Ameriphone and Ultratec TTYs.
  15. 15. Pocketalker Personal Listening System <ul><li>Amplifies up to 44dB </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended for mild to moderate hearing loss </li></ul><ul><li>12-ft long cord for TV use </li></ul><ul><li>Available in two models </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of several types of earpiece </li></ul><ul><li>Optional neckloop for hearing aid compatibility </li></ul><ul><li>Optional battery charger (Pro model only) </li></ul><ul><li>5 year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $179. 95 Now $124. 95 Earpieces are sold separately.
  16. 16. Personal FM Listening Systems <ul><li>Ideal for large areas (e.g. churches, classrooms, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Includes transmitter with lapel mic </li></ul><ul><li>Add as many receivers as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Listeners adjust receiver volume to their needs </li></ul><ul><li>Neckloop compatibility for hearing aid users </li></ul><ul><li>5 year manufacturer warranty </li></ul>From $599. Prices vary by brand and model. Other listening systems at www.assistech.com
  17. 17. TV Ears Wireless Infrared Sound System <ul><li>Amplifies up to 120dB </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended for mild to severe hearing loss </li></ul><ul><li>95KHz movie theater compatible </li></ul><ul><li>Input and output jacks for music, cell phone, voice, telecoil and neckloop connection </li></ul><ul><li>Includes transmitter & one receiver </li></ul><ul><li>Additional receiver sold separately </li></ul><ul><li>1 year warranty </li></ul>MSRP $219. 95 Now From $99. 95 Other listening systems at www.assistech.com
  18. 18. Loop Listening Systems <ul><li>Ideal for one-on-one and rooms of any size </li></ul><ul><li>Several models available </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with T-coil hearing aids </li></ul><ul><li>Optional loop receivers with headphones </li></ul><ul><li>High quality sound reproduction </li></ul><ul><li>ADA compliant </li></ul><ul><li>1-3 year warranty </li></ul>From $179 Go to www.assistech.com and key in “loop systems”
  19. 19. SIGNALING DEVICES alert you visually – o r through vibration or loud sound – of any important events in your home or workplace. There are signalers for the door, alarm clock, telephone ring, call waiting, personal paging, baby cry, motion sensor, smoke detector, and carbon monoxide detector.
  20. 20. Basically, there are TWO types of signalers. Individual Signalers: Transmit the signal to an individual receiving unit. All-in-One Systems: Several different signalers are remotely connected to a master unit; indicator lights will tell you where the signal is coming from.
  21. 21. In this example a master unit is combined with a remote vibrating pager A regular phone connected to AM100 AMPX Remote Pager sends signal to Only $79. 95 Only $79. 95
  22. 22. Customize your Signaling System to your Needs Sonic Alert Signalers are very flexible and can be customized to your needs. Use signaler only or add as many remote receivers as you wish. With the receivers you can be alerted anywhere in the house! Ameriphone also offers their version of remote receiver – the AM-RX2 – which can be used with their all-in-one signaling system. 5-year warranty on all Sonic Alert signalers + +
  23. 23. Sonic Boom Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker <ul><li>Super loud (96dB) alarm clock </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable tone/volume control </li></ul><ul><li>Optional pillow vibrator </li></ul><ul><li>Wake up to any combination of sound, light, or vibration </li></ul><ul><li>Sends signal to any Sonic Alert remote receivers </li></ul><ul><li>One-year warranty </li></ul>Clock Only $54. 95 Clock w/ Bed Shaker $79. 95 Visit www.assistech.com for a wide selection of vibrating alarm clocks!
  24. 24. Vibrating Watches / Vibralite 3 <ul><li>Vibration and/or sound alarm </li></ul><ul><li>Auto reset countdown timer </li></ul><ul><li>Blue light turns on by tilting the wrist </li></ul><ul><li>Two alarm settings </li></ul><ul><li>Hourly alert option </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of band types (leather, velcro or stainless steel) </li></ul><ul><li>One-year warranty </li></ul>From $49. 95 Go to www.assistech.com and key in “vibrating watches” for more!
  25. 25. <ul><li>Do you know your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? </li></ul><ul><li>The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. It also applies to the United States Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits the exclusion of people with disabilities from everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, watching a movie in a theater, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, exercising at the local health club or having the car serviced at a local garage. To meet the goals of the ADA, the law established requirements for private businesses of all sizes. These requirements first went into effect on January 26, 1992, and continue for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. </li></ul>ADA and You Source: A Guide to Disability Rights Laws http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/cguide.htm At Assistech we offer ADA compliant products for businesses.
  26. 26. The NEW Digital Hearing Aids Make a World of Difference! To find an audiologist or hearing aid dispenser in your area, please visit our website at www.assistech.com/referrals (Available for Arizona only) QUESTIONS ABOUT ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES? CALL (520) 883-8600 Introducing Lifetone bedside fire alarm
  27. 27. <ul><li>BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED: </li></ul><ul><li>► Braille watches, printers </li></ul><ul><li>► Low vision watches and clocks </li></ul><ul><li>► Talking calculators, clocks, watches & more! </li></ul><ul><li>MOBILITY NEEDS: </li></ul><ul><li>► Bathroom safety items </li></ul><ul><li>► Canes, scooters and walkers </li></ul><ul><li>SPEECH NEEDS: </li></ul><ul><li>► Artificial larynx </li></ul><ul><li>► Speech producing devices </li></ul><ul><li>► Telephones for low voice </li></ul><ul><li>► Voice amplifiers </li></ul>Other Products DEAF & HARD OF HEARING: ► ASL books and videos ► Hearing aid battery ► Hearing aid dehumidifiers ► Hearing aid protection plans Our complete line of products is available online. Log on to: www.assistech.com/products.htm Besides what you’ve seen in this Presentation, we also carry:
  28. 28. <ul><li>To learn more about our products: </li></ul><ul><li>► Visit our store at 2738 N. Campbell (at Glenn) </li></ul><ul><li> ► Call (520) 883-8600 or </li></ul><ul><li> ► Visit us online at www.assistech.com </li></ul>Need More Information?
  29. 29. <ul><li>Produced by Oliver Simões </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewed by Olivia Ramos </li></ul><ul><li>Music from menton.com </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Credits: </li></ul><ul><li>- Clarity, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>- Clear Sounds </li></ul><ul><li>- Global Assistive Devices </li></ul><ul><li>- Oticon </li></ul><ul><li>- Sonic Alert </li></ul><ul><li>- TV Ears </li></ul><ul><li>- Vivatone </li></ul><ul><li>- Williams Sound Corp. </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re in the Tucson area, call us to schedule a product demo! </li></ul>Credits Thank you for your time! www.assistech.com (520) 883-8600

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