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Internet Communication for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (1067A)

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $43.9000015258789

Identify communication difficulties facing deaf and hard-of-hearing people.
Review available technologies for improving communication between hearing and deaf or hard-of-hearing people.
Gain practical experience using modern technologies.

Target Audience

Telephone problems: --Reduced bandwidth --Inaccurate communication --Attitudinal barriers --Misconceptions Alternative technologies: --TTY --TTY relay --FAX --Email --Instant messenger services --Text pagers --Chat rooms/discussion groups --Listservs --Interpreters Practice exercises: --Send and receive e-mail --Subscribe to a listserv --Join a web-based discussion group --Participate in a JAVA-based chat room

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This Introductory Level course provides a historical review and current overview of communication technology available for persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. This technology allows those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing choices which will assist them in communicating effectively with practitioners, family, friends and in business. This course was authored by Brad Ingrao, MS-CCC/A.

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