Tag: hearing impairment

Hearing – But Not as You Know It

  Although we seldom stop and think about them, our five senses, sight, smell touch, taste and hearing, are amazing.  Only when we damage or lose one of our senses, do we realize just how amazing these senses that help us navigate the world are. That said, the technological and medical advances that  help us … Continue reading Hearing – But Not as You Know It

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Verizon Developing New Service to Allow Cell Phone Users to Text Message 911

Telecommunication giant Verizon  has announced that by early 2013, a nation-wide system will be in place that will allow cell phone users to text message 911.This service will be helpful for the deaf or hard of hearing who find voice calls difficult if not impossible.  The service will use existing CDMA and SMS networks, and therefore must … Continue reading Verizon Developing New Service to Allow Cell Phone Users to Text Message 911