You don’t have to stand up to be counted
What we now call the digital divide actually began long before the introduction of computers – barriers have existed and still exist today with telephones, television, the Internet and more. People with disabilities have many different accessibility needs. DAC can empower you to be a disability advocate and work to ensure that these barriers are removed.
Provision of Auxiliary Aids and Services
DAC can help you find effective interpretation and how to arrange for a qualified interpreter when needed for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Understand what rights you have for having communication assistance provided so that you can have equal opportunity to participate in services, activities, programs and other benefits. Or let you try out different assistive devices so you can use your computer and phone at home.
Need assistance in acquiring hearing aids?
This document can help you afford the listening devices you may need.
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What is Effective Communication?
Understanding your rights in receiving effective communication is key. And a business or government entity looking to provide effective communication can benefit from this guide: Effective communication Guide Government 8-13-17 2
>How and When to Use Closed Captioning
With more of us using Zoom and other internet services for meetings, it’s important to remember to keep these session accessible. Here is information to enable closed captioning for use on Zoom, GoToMeeting and Skype, and Google Hangouts.