Auxiliary Aids

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Auxiliary is an adjective describing something that provides additional help. The terms auxiliary aid and auxiliary service describe communication tools or assistance offered to someone with a sensory disability. (A sensory disability is sometimes also called a communications disability.)

Auxiliary aids and service examples: assistive listening systems, Communication Access Real-Time Captioning (CART), closed captioning, hearing amplifiers, open captioning, telephone handset amplifiers, telephones that are compatible with hearing aids, etc.

See the ADA section, Effective Communication (this website)

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