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

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  • THE TRAVELER’S ITCH & ACCESSIBLE HOTELS
    August 24, 2022 Kathy Harrison

    THE TRAVELER’S ITCH & ACCESSIBLE HOTELS

    There is still a lot of progress to be made to the wide definition of accessibility. Invisible disabilities, in particular, need to be accommodated with equal importance as they are equally prohibiting.
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  • Telecoils, Hearing Loops, & Airports
    July 12, 2022 Rosemary Craig

    Telecoils, Hearing Loops, & Airports

    Hearing/induction loop systems have been installed at airports in central Europe, the Far East, Australia, and the United States. In Canada, however, implementing this technology has been a slow process.

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  • Inclusive Communication at Family Gatherings
    April 12, 2022 Rosemary Craig

    Inclusive Communication at Family Gatherings

    For family members and guests with hearing loss, social gatherings can be stressful. They can also cause anxiety or animosity for people who are Deaf. If you are hosting a festive gathering this year, you can make the experience more inclusive by being creative and thinking ahead.

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  • An Easy Solution to Provide Inclusive Communication
    October 21, 2021 Rosemary Craig

    An Easy Solution to Provide Inclusive Communication

    A wonderful way to provide access to communication in difficult listening situations and any where information is exchanged. Great for customer service counters, at the ticket office, banks, medical, dental, optometrist office and even at the pharmacy counter.

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

    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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  • Removing Communication Barriers for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    June 16, 2021 Rosemary Craig

    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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