ADA Compliance

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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Ten Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss

This article was written originally at the request of a corporation that wanted to use it as a training tool for its staff. An informal survey of people with hearing loss quickly revealed that there were many misconceptions that were particularly upsetting and frustrating. This issue became the topic of conversation at meetings across the country. While this list says “Ten Misconceptions,” there are many more. This is just a starting point for a conversation.

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Loop Systems for Residential and Commercial Use

You will find a listing of known public and private installations of loops in Colorado on our Loop Colorado Directory page. Loop initiatives are gearing up nationwide. Read on to find out more about induction hearing loops and how they can help those with hearing aids hear clearly in venues that typically have been difficult or impossible to understand what the speaker is saying.

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Between 36 and 50 million Americans have hearing loss.

It’s estimated that between 36 and 50 million Americans have hearing loss.  Most hearing loss can be treated with hearing aids, although only 25%-30% currently use them.

According to statistics provided by the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA):

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Hearing Loss Types, Causes, Conditions, and Disorders

If you’re experiencing hearing loss, you’re likely not the only one among your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers. Nearly two in 10 (17%) Americans experiences some form of impaired hearing. And while commercials and print advertisements are often geared toward the elderly, the reality is that there are more baby boomers (those between 45 and 64) with hearing impairments than seniors! But while your hearing may get worse as you age, getting older isn’t necessarily the cause. So what is?

What types of hearing loss are there? What causes them?

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