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Library

Our Library contains self-tests, fun stuff, and links to articles of interest in the field of disabilities and special needs. Please feel free to explore.

Abbreviations used on this page:
ALD: Assistive Listening Device
AT: Assistive Technology
HL: Hearing Loss
LV: Low Vision
TTY: Teletypewriter

Hearing Vision Assistech Blog    
         
Fun Stuff Self-Tests Other    
         
HEARING
bullet ALD Primer: All About Assistive Listening Devices
   
bullet Choosing the Right Telephone for your Hearing Loss
   
bullet Choosing the Right TTY (Comparison Chart)
   
bullet Deaf Communication - Article on the different methods and technologies for communicating with the Deaf (on this site)
   
bullet Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities - An online ADA course for Businesses
   
bullet Communicating with Guests Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hotels, Motels, and Other Places of Transient Lodging  (DOJ publication)
   
bullet What Causes Hearing Loss (on this website)
   
bullet TTY: Definition, history, and models available (on this website)
   
bullet TTY Etiquette Tips for new TTY Users
   
bullet Noise Meter - Play around and hear the different sounds and sound intensities of everyday objects.
   
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Catalog Request - Request a copy of our print catalog.
 
VISION
bullet Aging and your Eyes: Eye diseases and disorders (NIA)
   
bullet Choosing the Right Telephone for your Visual Loss (Comparison Chart)
   
bullet How to set your talking watch (instructions on video and in print)
   
bullet Talking Watches for the Blind (on this website) - Comprehensive information about talking watches, including history, models available, time-setting instructions, and more!
   
bullet Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities - An online ADA course for Businesses
   
bullet Guide for Places of Lodging: Serving Lodging Guests Who Are Blind or Who Have Low Vision  (DOJ publication)
   
bullet Three Days to See - by Helen Keller (on this website)
   
bullet Optical Illusions - Have fun with this perceptual awareness test.
   
bullet Visual Acuity Test - Test how well you can see.
   
bullet History of the Talking Clocks - A brief introduction to the collected history and significance of talking clocks.
   
bullet How to make your website low vision accessible (on this website)
   
bullet Low Vision Magnifiers: A Buyer's Guide (on this website)
 
FUN STUFF
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Interactive Slide Show - Check out this cool slide show and learn more about our company.
   
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PowerPoint Presentation - Highlights some of our hearing products.
   
bullet How Hearing Aids Work - Interactive Flash movie
   
bullet Interactive Ear - Flash movie
   
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Optical Illusions - Have fun with this perceptual awareness test.
   
bullet Visual Acuity Test - Test how well you can see.
   
bullet Tic-Tac-Toe - Have fun!
   
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Karaoke for the Deaf - A comedian performs karaoke with sign language in a hilarious rendition of a pop song; from YouTube.com
   
bullet Fun Games - Spelling Bee, Match up and Hangman
   
bullet Mind Guesser - Follow the instructions and I'll tell you what's on your mind!
 
OTHER
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Assistech Portfolio - A cool slider showing our changing website over the years!
   
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Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities - An online ADA course for businesses, sponsored by the US DOJ.
   
bullet A Brief History of Assistech (on this website)
   
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Building Accessible Websites - An informative podcast sponsored by GeeksAndGod.com
   

 

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