Assistive Listening Systems are required by ADA. The Standards require an assistive listening system in each assembly area where audible communication is integral to the use of the space.
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Assistive Listening Systems are required by ADA
- The Standards require an assistive listening system in each assembly area where audible communication is integral to the use of the space.
- Spaces include classrooms, courtrooms, public meeting rooms, auditoriums, theaters, stadiums, convention centers, churches and more.
- An amplification system utilizing transmitters, receivers, and coupling devices to bypass the acoustical space between a sound source and a listener by means of induction loop, radio frequency, infrared, or direct-wired equipment is required to help those with hearing loss.
- We are happy to explain the American Disabilities Act requirements at any time.
The Revised ADA Standards are leading to better hearing access across the country for Americans
- According to the American Audiology Academy, approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss.
- More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65.
- Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the US.
Our goal is to help people hear better & live better
- Assist2Hear is committed to improving hearing access for the hard of hearing in venues throughout the Midwest.
- We work closely with the HLAA to loop venues important to the hearing loss community.
- Our mission is to promote the growing Hearing Loop movement in the US through education and professional installation of induction hearing loop systems.
- Assist 2 Hear supports community and national organizations for the deaf and hard of hearing by giving 3% of our profits to various organizations.
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