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Sign Language Interpreting

A sign language interpreter provides a vital and confidential service in facilitating effective communication between hearing and Deaf people.

 

Service Provider Obligations

A person who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing is recognised under legislation as a person with a disability, and a reasonable accommodation must be made to ensure their access to services and buildings on an equal basis.

 

DeafHear: Communication Services

 

Lipspeakers

Lip-speakers work with people who prefer to communicate through lip-reading and speech. Both Deaf and hearing people can use lip-speakers to help them communicate with each other.

 

SpeedText

SpeedText is an electronic note-taking system using two laptops, one for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing person and the other for the specially trained operator.

 

Technology

Technology can play a key role in assisting a deaf or hard of hearing person to lead an independent life. Hearing aids are the most common technology used, and essentially they amplify sound.

 

 

more...8% of Irish adults have a significant disabling hearing loss.

 



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