hard-of-hearing


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Synonyms for hard-of-hearing

having a hearing loss

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Securus has provided Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services for many years with TTY/TDD devices for deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates and will continue to do so.
Educational challenges, costs linked to interpreters and other access services, negative attitudes among prospective employers and lack of technology to make training accessible were some possible reasons deaf or hard-of-hearing people are under-represented in health care.
Rosen said it wasn't too long ago when deaf and hard-of-hearing teens and young people experienced a different set of growing pains.
The Disability Discrimination Act requires that anyone who deals with deaf and hard-of-hearing people as a main part of their job, including managers, supervisors, receptionists and shop assistants, must be able to communicate easily with them.
A survey by the Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) found only 63% of deaf and hard-of-hearing people of working age are in employment, compared with 75% of the workforce as a whole.
The new law gives deaf youngsters specific rights: services based on their needs, trained teachers and service providers, peers and adults with whom they can easily communicate, deaf and hard-of-hearing role models, and access to equal education, including extracurricular, social and athletic activities.
However, for hard-of-hearing offenders who speech-read (i.
s Gallaudet University, a school for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, even leaders of the Human Rights Campaign and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force were largely unaware of the surprisingly sizable, fairly developed deaf gay culture sprawling throughout the mainstream gay circuit.
While providing information to library patrons, most librarians will inevitably encounter deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals.
WASHINGTON -- The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will provide qualified sign language interpreters as required by federal law to deaf and hard-of-hearing persons using its programs and services across the state under a Settlement Agreement reached with the U.
It's critical that all public facilities recognize and meet the needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community,'' Patricia Hughes, GLAD's chief executive officer, said in a prepared statement.
A Tyneside hard-of-hearing group has been given a boost.
This booklet offers a current, comprehensive, and practical overview of telecommunication options for deaf and hard-of-hearing employees.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Sorenson Communications([R]), the nation's leading provider of Video Relay Services (VRS) for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who use sign language to communicate, applauded the Senate confirmation today of Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Robert McDowell to another term as an FCC Commissioner.
California State University, Northridge's National Center on Deafness has been awarded more than $930,000 by the federal government for an innovative program that helps educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students.