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Crisis Hotline for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

The Crisis Text Line is a lifeline that can benefit people with hearing loss. It gives access to free, 24/7 crisis care for those who are not able to use traditional crisis hotlines. To use the Crisis Text Line:  Text “START” to 741-741. It is free, open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and is confidential. […]

FM Systems in the Classroom

Children who are experiencing hearing loss may struggle with being able to hear properly in the classroom. This can hinder their education and cause them to lag behind because they cannot understand what the teacher is telling them. An FM system is an assistive listening device that makes it easier for people with hearing loss […]

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