Florida Telecom Relay Opens New Center Serving Those With Hearing Loss

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FTRI) — Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI), the non-profit distributor of specialized telecommunications equipment for Floridians with hearing loss and speech disabilities, has opened a new distribution center in Palm Beach County at Audiology with a Heart, a non-profit center serving those with hearing loss, located at 2324 S Congress… Read More Florida Telecom Relay Opens New Center Serving Those With Hearing Loss

City Council Briefed On How Police Interact With Deaf, Hard Of Hearing

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Advocates for the deaf and hard of hearing appeared at Philadelphia City Council this past week to give their view on how the police department interacts with deaf people who are victims of crimes, or even suspects.Leading the briefing for council members and staffers was Neil McDevitt, executive director of Deaf Hearing… Read More City Council Briefed On How Police Interact With Deaf, Hard Of Hearing

Some Deaf, Blind Students Find Success at Gooding School

GOODING • Emma McLaughlin-Orton’s life has changed since she came to the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind.“I can’t explain it. It’s way too cool.”The Couer d’Alene 12-year-old had struggled in school because of her hearing difficulties.But in her first year at ISDB, she’s discovered she enjoys math. “I was really surprised. I… Read More Some Deaf, Blind Students Find Success at Gooding School