COVID-19: Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through...Now, with the coronavirus (COVID-19), it may not be safe to go to your doctor’s office. Your doctor may ask you to stay home and talk to your doctor through online video. This is called “telehealth.” Your doctor must still give you an interpreter or captioning so you can understand your doctor when you use … Read More >

COVID-19: Guidelines for Health Care Providers – Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals...Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the accelerated use of telehealth solutions. Accessibility features in telehealth video-based platforms are crucial in assuring that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals have access to quality healthcare while maintaining the safety of medical providers and the general public during this pandemic. Accessibility is also a legal obligation … Read More >

HLAA’s Live Newsroom Captioning Survey Analysis

HLAA conducted a survey of live news captioning in June.  We posted the results of that survey in the Learning from Our Members article published in the 2019 September/October issue...HLAA conducted a survey of live news captioning in June.  We posted the results of that survey in the Learning from Our Members article published in the 2019 September/October issue of Hearing Life. Gallaudet’s researchers at their 21st Century Captioning Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project (Captioning DRRP) conducted an in-depth qualitative analysis of HLAA’s survey. … Read More >