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Speech-to-Speech--Using A Telephone Independently

Speech-to-Speech--Using A Telephone Independently

Speech-to-Speech (STS) is a Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). This is a service allowing persons with hearing or speech limitations to access the telephone to place and receive calls. STS enables persons with a speech disability to make telephone calls using their own voice or an assistive voice device. A caller may use a communication device such as a Tobii or Dynavox. Speech-to-Speech uses…


Added by Jennifer Mundl on February 7, 2019 at 10:25am — 3 Comments

Scholarship Opportunity

The Indiana Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VI Coordinators’ Association is offering two $500 scholarships for incoming college freshmen. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019.  Eligibility requirements:

  • Be an incoming college freshmen attending an accredited Indiana college or university
  • Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have an area of study must be associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act or special needs…

Added by Jennifer Mundl on January 24, 2019 at 1:08pm — 1 Comment

New Invention- Sign Language Gloves

Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor, two undergraduate students at the University of Washington have worked to invent a new way to communicate. Their invention, SignAloud gloves, which can translate American Sign Language into speech or text have prompted a lot of interest.

They developed the gloves to provide a bridge between native speakers of American Sign Language and people who do not sign.


The gloves have sensors that record movement and gestures. They then transmit the…


Added by Erika J. Kluge on November 15, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

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