Templates

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Example of a Policy and Procedure for Providing Auxiliary Aids for Persons with Disabilities. US Department of Health and Human Services (webpage)

“(iii) For the following auxiliary aids and services, staff will contact (responsible staff person or position and telephone number), who is responsible to provide the aids and services in a timely manner:

Note-takers; computer-aided transcription services; telephone handset amplifiers; written copies of oral announcements; assistive listening devices; assistive listening systems; telephones compatible with hearing aids; closed caption decoders; open and closed captioning; telecommunications devices for deaf persons (TDDs); videotext displays; or other effective methods that help make aurally delivered materials available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.”

INCLUSION  #inclusion  #InclusiveDesign  #communication  #ItDoesMatter

ASSISTIVE LISTENING SYSTEMS  #hearingloop  #telecoil  #assistivetechnology  #advocacy  #hearingclarity  #acoustics  #hearingloopshelp   #WhereILoop

ADA  #ADA  #effectivecommunications  #accessibility  #adacompliance   #Advocacy   #IWill

HEARING LOSS  #betterhearing  #hearingloss  #hearingaids  #hearinglossawareness  #hearinglossjourney  #HardOfHearin#HearingLossSupport   #HearBetterLiveBetter

DISABILITY  #disability  #disabilities  #DisabilityAwareness  #DisabilityRightsAreHumanRights  #NothingAboutUsWithoutUs  #DifferentlyAbled  #RemoveTheAsk  #DisabilityResearch  #PwD 

LEARNING/EDUCATION  #education  #community  #conference  #networking  #learningandgrowing

AUDIOLOGY/HEARING INSTRUMENT SPECIALISTS  #audiology #audiologists #audiologist #aud #aud2be #IHSHear4U  #aud2b #bestpractice  #stayconnectedwithlife (IHS promotion)

SOUND  #reverberation  #buildingacoustics  #SoundLevel  #NoiseLevel  #AcousticService  #acousticsolutions #acousticpanels  #roomtreatment #backgroundnoise

Disability Language Style Guide, National Center on Disability and Journalism (webpage). As language, perceptions and social norms change rapidly, it is becoming increasingly difficult for journalists and other communicators to figure out how to refer to people with disabilities. Even the term “disability” is not universally accepted. This style guide, which covers dozens of words and terms commonly used when referring to disability, can help. (webpage)