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All posts categorized: News + Updates

Videoconference captioning news from InnoCaption

By Carolyn Stern, MBA Assistant Director of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives In a prior blog post, Zoom and Captioning with InnoCaption+ App, I shared how to make your Zoom calls accessible by viewing captions provided by the free InnoCaption+ app on your smartphone. In that post, I highlighted a nice feature that the user can […]

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Helping children adjust to wearing face masks

Overcoming anxieties and challenges to communication Janick Hickman, MS, is a mental health counselor with the Center for Hearing and Communication in Broward County, Florida. Face masks have become a new way of life in the United States and all over the world. For children, especially, this can be a difficult and scary transition. Some […]

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Medical community identifies need for greater communication access for people with hearing loss

JAMA: Overcoming boundaries to care We want everyone to be aware of an important article just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Otolaryngology: Overcoming Additional Barriers to Care for Deaf, Hard of Hearing Patients During COVID-19. This terrific piece alerts the medical community to the many communication barriers that deaf and hard […]

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LINES OF COMMUNICATION

Better communication strengthens human connection. CHC shares tips and techniques to help people of all ages with hearing loss (and without!) to work, learn, and play better. Subscribe to our Blog »