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National Assistive Technology Resources for Persons Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Hearing Loss Organizations and Associations

Company:
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
Phone:
Company:
American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI)
Phone:
Company:
American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)
Phone:
Company:
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Website:
Phone:
Company:
American Tinnitus Association (ATA)
Website:
Phone:
Company:
Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL)
Website:
Company:
Association of Late-Deafened Adults, Inc. (ALDA)
Website:
Phone:
815-200-9339
(TTY) dial 711
Company:
Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses (AMPHL)
Website:
Phone:
Company:
Center for Hearing and Communication
Phone:
Company:
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Company:
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
Phone:
Company:
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University
Company:
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Website:
Phone:
Company:
National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA)
Website:
Company:
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Company:
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
:
Company:
Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
Website:

Assistive Technology

Assorted Equipment

Company:
Diglo
Company:
Learning, Sight and Sound (LS&S)
Phone:
Company:
Maxi Aids
Phone:
Company:
Independent Living Aids (ILA)
Phone:

Video Relay and Remote Interpreting

Company:
Purple
video relay service, video phones and video remote interpreting
Phone:
Company:
Convo
video relay services and remote interpreting
Phone:
Company:
ZVRS
video relay services
Phone:
888-888-1116 (English VRS)
866-710-4652 (Spanish VRS)
800-618-2418 (VRI)
Company:
Sorenson
video relay services and video phones
Website:
Company:
Global VRS
video relay services
Phone:
877-326-5457 (v)
888-472-6778 (English VRS)
888-472-6768 (Spanish VRS)
Company:
Stratus
video remote interpreting
Phone:
Company:
CyraCom
video remote interpreting
Company:
Linguabee
offering free remote interpreting services for COVID-19 testing
Phone:
Can use other video conferencing platforms such as Zoom and FaceTime between an interpreter and a deaf or hard of hearing patient in the event traditional VRI services will not work.

Captioning and Speech-to-Text

Company:
Purple
CART services
Phone:
Company:
ZVRS
CART services
Phone:
Company:
WebCaptioner
real-time captioning in multiple languages in browser
Company:
Ava
live captioning in multiple languages for various devices
Company:
Microsoft Translator
live captioning in multiple languages for various devices
Company:
Google Live Transcribe
live captioning in multiple languages on Android smartphones
Company:
Otter
live captioning for various devices
Company:
InnoCaption
App for real-time captioning of phone calls
Company:
ClearCaptions
iOS app for real-time captioning of phone calls
Phone:
Company:
Hamilton Captel
app for real-time captioning of phone calls
Phone:

Captioned Telephones

Company:
Captel
Phone:
Company:
CaptionCall
Phone:
Company:
ClearCaptions
Phone:
Company:
Hamilton Captel
Phone:

Smartphone Apps to Display Text

App:
Big Note
also has speech to text capabilities
Download:
App:
Cardzilla
Download:
App:
Google Keep
Download:
App:
Sorenson Buzz Cards
Download:

Miscellaneous

IP Relay
Phone:
800-676-3777 (V)
877-787-1989 (speech-to-speech)
800-676-3777 (TTY)
800-676-4290 (Spanish)
Mobile TTY or real-time text (RTT)
Phone:
sComm (Ubi Duo) typed face to face communication
Phone:
Sound Amplifier enhances environmental sounds through smartphone app
Website:

National Conferences

Sponsoring Organization:
ATIA: Assistive Technology Industry Association
Time of Year/Location:
Typically in Jan/Feb in Florida
Sponsoring Organization:
CSUN: California State University Northridge
Time of Year/Location:
Typically in Feb/March in Los Angeles, CA
Sponsoring Organization:
CTG: Closing the Gap
Time of Year/Location:
Virtual with on-demand access
Sponsoring Organization:
NAD: National Association of the Deaf
Time of Year/Location:
Various – see “Events”
Sponsoring Organization:
HLAA: Hearing Loss Association of America
Time of Year/Location:
Various – see “Programs and Events”
Sponsoring Organization:
Deafopia
Time of Year/Location:
TVarious – see “Programs and Events”