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Sony’s new “Entertainment Access Glasses”

I can’t wait to try these captioning glasses created by Sony.  Regal Theaters are already beginning to use them.  In San Diego, the Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 has them available for every theater!

Don’t Leave Me Out!

This is a film about the vital need for captioning in everyday life. Real people made this video with true-life messages. Help us send it around now by sharing it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.  Produced by the Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning (CCAC), an international volunteer organization that advocates for inclusion of quality captioning (subtitles too) universally.

Accommodations in the Workplace

Are you struggling at work because of your hearing loss?  Do you know your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act?  A great resource is the Job Accommodation Network (JAN).  Jan is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.  You can call (800) 526-7234 to speak to a consultant or check out some of their many online resources:

Accommodation Ideas for Hearing Loss

Employees’ Practical Guide to Negotiating and Requesting Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)