There's nothing to lose with an AT device loan! What started as defeat for a pottery student in central Florida became a new opportunity with help from the Florida AT Act Program, FAAST.
In honor of Deaf Awareness Month, let's remember that communication equity begins with asking a d/Deaf person how they prefer to communicate and making the effort to remove barriers, accommodate preferences, and avoid assumptions.
Thank you Courtney Ness Fuchs and ND Assistive for helping us understand an exciting new accessibility feature in both Android and iOS smartphone operating systems.
Finding a readily-available solution to communicating while d/Deaf during the pandemic is proving a tad maddening.
Thank you, Elaine Morse, MSW, LICSW, for explaining some unintended consequences of face masks on the d/Deaf community and the challenges to sewing a solution.
Ten gadgets to help you stay safe, on time, and informed with a hearing impairment
Gleaned from the AT Makers' Fair and a presentation by Joan Marcoux, Communication Access Specialist with the NH's Dept of Health and Human Services
A helpful orientation to the world of mobile communication technology used by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community