• Court Decision May Lead to Better Accommodations for People with Disabilities0

    Court Decision May Lead to Better Accommodations for People with Disabilities Editor: You probably know of the great work that’s been done on movie captioning and other accommodations in the last few years by John Waldo. We’ve certainly tried to keep you informed. Here’s a letter from John regarding a court decision that he believes

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  • People with Hearing Loss Suffer Housing Discrimination0

    People with Hearing Loss Suffer Housing Discrimination Editor: We know that people with hearing loss suffer discrimination in a variety of situations, but I think this is the first time I’ve seen information about discrimination in housing. Here’s the report from the Equal Rights Center. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ August 2012 A report released today by the Equal

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  • Movie Theaters to Provide Neck Loops for People with Hearing Loss0

    Movie Theaters to Provide Neck Loops for People with Hearing Loss By John Waldo August 2012 As many of you know, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the Arizona Center for Disability Law recently entered into a settlement with Cinemark movie theaters under which Cinemark agreed to provide assistive listening neck loops that are compatible

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  • The Benefits of Deafness0

    The Benefits of Deafness By Cheryl Heppner Editor: Deafness has benefits, you say? It may be a tough concept for some, but the thoughts of the folks in the ALDAcon panel may change your mind. This has been a bad year for us, conference-wise. Thanks to Cheryl for her usual great job of sharing what

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  • Disaster Preparedness Tips for Hard of Hearing People0

    Disaster Preparedness Tips for Hard of Hearing People By Cheryl Heppner Editor: Are you prepared for a disaster in your area? Have you thought about the special requirements for people with hearing loss? Here’s Cheryl Heppner’s report on Mary Clark’s Disaster Preparedness Workshop from the Omaha SHHH Convention. ~~~~ Mary is a member of CERT

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  • ‘Protection & Advocacy’ Supports People with Hearing Loss0

    ‘Protection & Advocacy’ Supports People with Hearing Loss October 2004 The San Diego ALDA group recently had the pleasure of a presentation by Val Vera, a Legal Advocate for Protection and Advocacy, Inc. (P&A). P&A is a national public interest, not-for-profit organization with four offices in California – Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, and San Diego.

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