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Captions Now Required on Televisions in Public in Washington State. Here Are the Details.

Captions are now required on all televisions in public spaces across Washington State, thanks to the passage of Washington State Senate Bill 5027. That means that in public places—think bars, restaurants, lobbies, salons, and transportation hubs–if there are televisions, captions … Continue reading

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New Hearing Loop Requirements from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Hearing loops will be required at New York and New Jersey airline gates and information counters at airports, bus, rail, and ferry facilities, thanks to updated accessibility guidelines from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Loops are … Continue reading

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Hearing-Friendly Vaccine Sites: City of Seattle Leads the Way

Becoming vaccinated in the Seattle area just got easier, less bewildering—and much more hearing-friendly. At the City of Seattle’s mass vaccination site at Lumen Field, a portable hearing loop awaits people with hearing loss at each entry point. A staff … Continue reading

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What’s in your toolkit?

If you’re advocating for loops in your community, but you’re not sure where to start or you need some help, check out HLAA’s Get in the Hearing Loop program toolkit. What’s a toolkit? It’s information, brochures, sample letters, presentations, guidelines, … Continue reading

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Disabilities Legislative Reception Jan 22

Join us and other disability organizations at the Disabilities Legislative Reception on Wednesday, January 22, 2002, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the Columbia Room, Legislative Building at the State Capitol in Olympia. A temporary loop and CART are provided. … Continue reading

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