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Synonyms for teletypewriter

a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter

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Lin, TTY's chairman, pointed out that his company's pilot-run factory in Chungli, northern Taiwan plans annual capacity of 800,000 injections, and as many as one million by 2013.
However, DeClark is adamant that using smartphones and TTY for communication should not take the place of regular speech therapy.
While some facilities provide telephone access during specific hours of the day, deaf offenders often find themselves waiting until the evening, when an officer has time to retrieve the TTY or take them to it.
Instead of speaking, Bandolas pressed the space bar on her TTY device, sending a signal to Kritch's computer alerting her that a hearing- or speech-impaired person was on the line.
If consumers find that they are unable to get 711 TRS access after October 1, they should contact the FCC's Consumer Center at 1-888-CALL-FCC (voice) or 1-888-TELL-FCC (TTY), or by e-mail at
From School to Work Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities 1 Marriott Drive Rm 139 Washington, DC 20058 Voice: (301) 380--7771 Fax: (301) 380--8973 TTY: (310) 380--6680 URL:
Box 5 Portland, OR 97207 Voice: (503) 248-9985 Toll-free: (800) 634-8978 E-mail: Internet: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery One Prince Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Voice: (703) 836-4444 TTY: (703) 519-1585 E-mail: Internet: American Academy of Audiology 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 750 McLean, VA 22102 Voice: (703) 790-8466 Toll-free: (800) AAA-2336 TTY: (703) 790-8466 Internet: Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc.
HRC, for instance, didn't realize its need for a TTY (teletypewriter)--a special device that allows deaf people to communicate over regular telephones--until deaf gay students started contacting HRC through an interpreter to seek advocacy assistance because they believed police and officials at Gallaudet were ignoring the possible hate-crime element of Plunkett's murder.
These operators connect a person using a TTY with a standard phone user.
Phone: 301-495-4484; 1-877-22NIAMS (free of charge) TTY: 301-565-2966 Fax: 301-718-6366 E-mail: Access: NIAMS Fast Facts (for health information via fax): 301-718-6366 NIAMS is a part of the Combined Health Information Database (CHID) at
Telephone: 1-800-222-2225 TTY: 1-800-222-4225 The website address is
Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIMH Information Resources and Inquiries Branch 6001 Executive Blvd., Room 8184, MSC 9663 Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 Phone: 301-443-4513 TTY: 301-443-8431 FAX: 301-443-4279 Mental Health FAX 4U: 301-443-5158 E-mail: NIMH home page address: http:/
American Academy of Audiology 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300 McLean, VA 22102 (703) 610-9022 (Voice/TTY) (800) AAA-2336 (Toll free) (703) 610-9005 (Fax) (Internet) American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery One Prince Street Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 519-1589 (Voice) (703) 519-1585 (TTY) (703) 299-1125 (Fax) (E-mail) (Internet) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 10801 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852 (301) 897-5700 (Voice/TTY) (800) 638-8255 (Toll free) (301) 897-7355 (Fax) (E-mail) (Internet) HEAR NOW 9745 E.
WyndTell allows the hearing impaired to communicate wirelessly from anywhere via telephone (TTY), Internet e-mail, fax, alphanumeric page, and even by voice with a handy palm-sized pager featuring a full keyboard and a small LCD screen,