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Helping the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Navigate Assistive Signaling and Amplification Devices

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  • A Helping Hand to Find Equipment and Resources For The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    October 14, 2021 Kara Garner

    A Helping Hand to Find Equipment and Resources For The Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    It can be difficult to know exactly what to buy and whether it will work.  Shopping online gets tricky when you are choosing assistive equipment from a wide selection. DHA offers free demonstrations of any of the eStore items either in-person (by appointment) at the Calgary office or in an online video session. Closed Captioning and ASL Interpreters are available by request.

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  • Hearing Loss Product Feature:  The Pocketalker
    July 29, 2021 Kathy Harrison

    Hearing Loss Product Feature: The Pocketalker

    The Pocketalker works by amplifying and adjusting the speaker’s voice for improved clarity and understanding by a person with hearing loss.  The Pocketalker is not meant to replace hearing aids.  In fact, it is compatible with telecoil-equipped hearing aids.  It is also a great option for people who can’t wear hearing aids.  The Pocketalker is useful for conversations while social distancing, helpful at important appointments, or even for listening to TV or radio.
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  • Hearing Loss + Hearing Aids = A Simpler Life
    July 15, 2021 Sharron Nixon

    Hearing Loss + Hearing Aids = A Simpler Life

    Hearing loss is one of the fastest growing chronic conditions Canadians face. Hearing loss means more than just hearing less – it means difficulties in understanding our world.  Simply increasing the volume is not the right way to help people hear better because......
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  • Removing Communication Barriers for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    June 16, 2021 Kara Garner

    Removing Communication Barriers for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Taking the step to purchase accessibility equipment or services is a proactive business strategy.  It gives businesses an edge that makes them stand out as inclusive workplaces and service providers.  Whether it’s serving food or offering an inviting place to stay for the night, purchasing accessibility equipment or accessing ASL interpreters is a giant step towards inclusion.
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