Resource Links Related to Hearing Loss
Hub: Assistive Technology Solutions
Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating
a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This web site will
direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available
for accessing computers.
Hearing Institute www.betterhearing.org
Implant & Hearing Aid Interface Systems www.cihais.com
and Hard of Hearing Access Program www.odc.state.or.us/dhhapindex.htm
Includes a DHHAP Technical Assistance and Information
Center webpage < /dhhaptac.htm
> with 10 pages of links to documents on ADA,
hearing loss, technology, captioning and more. Check it out!
Audiology Association http://lserver.aea14.k12.ia.us/swp/tadkins/5-97EAA-column.html
on fitting and selecting hearing aids, ALDs, etc. www.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/Medizin/HNO/audio/ha95.htm
info on fitting and selecting hearing aids, ALDs, etc. www.earinfo.com
Assistive Device Center www.NADCenter.com/
and disability websites www.ai.mit.edu/people/ellens/Non/online.html
related to communication disorders, deafness, advocacy, etc.
Disabilities Commission www.odc.state.or.us/odctac.htm
14 pages of links to ADA documents, statistics, demographics. Not
hearing loss specific, but an awesome collection of links!
Equal Access to Software and Information
Access Program http://tap.gallaudet.edu/
TAP is a research group focusing on technologies and services that
eliminate communication barriers traditionally faced by deaf and
hard of hearing people. Great website!
Assistance Program http://tap.orst.edu
Oregon State University. Ron Stewart is the Technology Access Coordinator
for TAP. His web pages are a great information resource on legislation
around technology access (including web pages), such as Sections
504 and 508 of the Rehab Act of 1973, ADA, IDEA, Assistive Technology
Act of 1998, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
detailed description of accessibility issues surrounding websites
and computer software
Voice Carry Over (VCO) www.weizmann.ac.il/deaf-info/tty_faq.html#two-line-vco
Assistive Technology Alliance http://wata.org
WATA offers an assistive technology exchange service over the internet
for the exchange, sale, and donation of assistive technology devices.
Many of the items are significantly discounted or free. It is primarily
for use by Washington state residents and neighboring states.
Page Authoring-info for accessible web pages www.w3.org/TR/1999/WD-WAI-PAGEAUTH-19990115/full-checklist
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