Free Smoke Detector for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People.
Contact your local fire department to get one installed!
Click here. print, complete and send.
New Study Shows Mom's Voice Activates
Child's Brain When They Hear It!
A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that a much larger area of the brain is activated when children hear their mother’s voice. For the full article, go to hearinghealthmatters.org
New Facebook page created specifically for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Amtrak Riders.
Delaware Voc Rehab Publishes
The Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) has published a Pre-Employment Transition Services (PETS) Summer/School Year Program Guide
Pre-Employment Transition Services (PETS) Summer/School Year Program Guide for students with disabilities and students who are Deaf & Hard of Hearing.
Pre-Employment Guide for "Disabled" Students 14 - 21
Although each program has it's own referral/eligibility process, in general these programs are for transition students with disabilities ages 14 - 21, currently enrolled in school, who are potentially eligible for DVR. Individuals do not need to be open with DVR in order to apply.
Those interested in more information or applying should contact the program directly through the contact information provided on the form.
Captel unveils new video ads for
Good news, we have wonderful video clips about the Delaware CapTel 2400i phones.
captioned telephone campaign in Delaware!
Here are links to your CapTel Delaware spots, “Sisters” featuring the CapTel 2400i in 15-second, 30-second, and extended length versions, in YouTube, WMV and broadcast files.
Free ICann Communications Technology
People with combined hearing and vision loss may be eligible for free communications equipment and training through the iCanConnect program, which is administered in Delaware by UD's Center for Disabilities Studies.
Click for the YouTube Video or the Latest ICann Connect Info.
Can Aid Deaf & Blind in Delaware
"So exactly what is earwax?"
Here's an interesting article on earwax
and how to take care of it!