Speech Understanding in a Masked World

Speech Understanding in a Masked World

It has become the standard worldwide to don a protective face mask in almost all group situations to prevent the spread of COVID 19 pathogens. While this is key to our physical health, it also poses new challenges for individuals that are deaf or hard of hearing both...
A Captioning Revolution

A Captioning Revolution

  Live captioning is often the first and best choice for many students that are hard of hearing.  Captioning provides all of the below benefits: *Reduce professor vocal fatigue *Facilitate more effective attention and learning *Creates notes/transcript to study...

Can you get Phonak Roger free??

Can you get Phonak Roger free?? The answer is found in The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). If you’re employed, the answer is very likely YES. The ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities...

Captioning with the Roger Pen

The Roger Pen is an incredible piece of technology. If you’ve kept up with any of my previous entries you already know it is the unquestioned leader in providing speech understanding over distance and noise, 54% better than any competitor. In addition, larger...