Assistive Technology

This section of Info to Go includes information about technologies available to assist individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in interacting with the environment. These may be devices that enhance listening, or devices that provide visual support.

About: Assistive Technologies for Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Clerc Center)

This document, developed for the Clerc Center, discusses the many devices and systems available to assist deaf and hard of hearing individuals adapt to the environment. Included are links to other resources on this topic.

Assistive Devices for People with Hearing, Voice, Speech, or Language Disorders (NIDCD)

This information from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders describes the numerous listening and visual technologies available for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Assistive Technology (AG Bell)

This information from the Listening and Spoken Language Knowledge Center on the Alexander Graham Bell Association website addresses various assistive technologies including hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, and other supports for accessibility.

Hearing Assistive Technology (HATS) (ASHA)

This section of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website describes various hearing assistive technologies. A special section discusses considerations unique to children.

Hearing Assistive Technology (Hearing Loss Association of America)

Webpages of the Hearing Loss Association of America discuss information about the various listening technologies available for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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