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Archive for October, 2015

Prepare for a Disaster in a Year Series – Out of Area Contacts

FEMA recommends that every family have a person who lives at least 100 miles away who will be your out-of-state contact person.  Local phone systems may not work in a disaster, but you may be able to make a long distance call.  The entire family should have the same contact person and have their telephone […]

Suction Speaker

The Suction Speaker is a switch enabled, water resistant speaker for Bluetooth enabled devices. This means that it works with Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. With this speaker, users can activate their favorite switch to play and pause music and videos from their smartphones or tablets. The Suction Speaker also features a rechargeable battery […]

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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. […]

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