November 17, 2017

Is it Possible to Loop a Boat?

Is it possible to loop a boat? Of course it is. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA’s) new vessels are looped and compliant with the United States Access Board’s accessibility guidelines for passenger vessels (PVAG).

November 5, 2017

A New Law Requiring Hearing Loops in Public Meeting Spaces

Dear Friends & Colleagues, Now more than ever it is necessary to fit hearing instruments with a manually accessible T Coil program. Recent legislation was passed in New York City (NYC) that requires hearing loops to be installed in public meeting spaces where Read More

October 25, 2017

Airports and Hearing Loop Systems

More and more airports are reducing communication barriers for people who live with hearing loss. This month I learned two more airports are installing hearing loop systems in the near future. Kudos to the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) and Memphis International Airport Read More

September 21, 2017

UPDATE: The New Listing of Looped Venues in the NYC Metro Area.

HLAA NYC Chapter updated their listing of looped facilities in the NY metro area. Check it out to see all the locations where you will be “in the loop.” Thanks HLAA NYC for compiling this listing! HLAA NYC Hearing Loop Listing

July 26, 2017

A New Sign for an Old T Coil Law for NYS Audiologists & Hearing Instrument Dispensers

There is a NEW sign for an OLD NYS Law for hearing healthcare professionals! The following was added to the new sign that is to be posted in offices where hearing instruments are dispensed: State law requires hearing care professionals to inform consumers Read More

June 30, 2017

New York City – At The Leading Front of Hearing Access

New York City is clearly forward thinking when considering hearing access, but more specifically hearing loops. Recent legislation requires hearing loops to be installed in assembly areas in renovated buildings or new construction. I am aware of approximately 15-20 hearing loops being installed Read More

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