For the first time in its history, the United States Supreme Court will install a hearing loop system this summer to enable people with hearing loss to follow the proceedings.
Read details in the HLAA blog posting HERE
The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article by Tom Avril about research into noise induced hearing loss, with specific reference to rock concerts.
You can read the article HERE
On June 20, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated two FCC regulations on phone call captioning technology designed for the hearing impaired, holding that the rules were made arbitrarily and capriciously in violation of the Administrative Procedures Act
Further details .HERE
PECO has given $5,000 to the Ambler Theater to help upgrade hearing and visual assistance equipment to improve the theater experience for patrons with visual and hearing impairments.
Read the Ambler Gazette feature story HERE.