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A Visual Podcast that’s all about including individuals who are Hard of Hearing or who are Deaf in conversations.

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Assistive Devices Tried and Tested 

Do you use an assistive device? Find out some that are tried and tested by Vü! From strobe lights to smoke alarms, apps and phones, our Community Outreach Director, Gloria Matthews breaks down what she has found works best. Check out her interview in our latest VüCast.

Season 1, Episode 5   |   22min

 

Here’s some of the companies she recommends: Sonic Alert – https://www.sonicalert.com/ – Hey, get a 40% discount off of regular prices from Sonic Alert when you use VuSpeech in your shopping cart. Vü receives a commission from Sonic Alert for your purchase. Harris Communications: https://harriscommunications.com/ Caption Call – https://captioncall.com/ Innocaption – https://innocaption.com/ Clear Caption –https://clearcaptions.com/
00:05:37 —00:09:44Alert devices for phone calls, doorbells, clocks
00:10:23.–00:12:35Fire alarms, strobe lights, tenant rights
00:12:36 — 00:17:15Smart phones and best captioning vendors
00:17:31 —00:24:51 Best accessibility vendors for strobe lights, phones and other tech

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Episode 2 – Landing a Job and Tips from Job Coach Andrea Todaro

Episode 2 – Landing a Job and Tips from Job Coach Andrea Todaro

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Episode 1: Coping with COVID when you are Hard of Hearing

Episode 1: Coping with COVID when you are Hard of Hearing

Episode 1 takes a look at the reality of coping with Covid. What masks do we recommend for those with hearing loss? What about remote work and which platform works best? We’ll take a look at these and more plus share a great free resource to help you in the workplace.

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