ADA Distance Learning: Helping People with Hearing Loss Hear in Public Places through the Use of Hearing Loop Technology

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

8/26/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation (BAJA) and the Illinois ADA Project host an ADA Distance Learning session on "Helping People with Hearing Loss Hear in Public Places through the Use of Hearing Loop Technology." This session will explain hearing loss, the needs of people with hearing loss and why hearing assistive technology is needed even if a person uses hearing aids or cochlear implants, the 2010 ADA-Communication Elements and Assistive Listening Systems (ALS) requirements, the international IEC 60118-4 Induction Hearing Loop Standard and how it relates to the telecoils in hearing aids. In addition, the advantages and disadvantages of the different hearing loop designs and installation techniques will be discussed as well as best practices in hearing loop procurement.

Speakers

  • Juliette Sterkens, AuD
  • Don Bataille, AIA

CE Recognition: CRCC, Cert. of Attendance, AIA:1.5 Learning Units/HSW

To Register

The program is free to those who call and register. You must pre-register with the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation prior to the training date in order to receive the dial-in number and pass code.

Please contact the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation at one of the following numbers:

  • (312) 793-0034 (Voice)
  • (312) 793-3917 (FAX)
  • (888) 614-2385 (TTY)

Calendar: August 2014

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