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FYI: Sorenson Updates Needed to Access 988 in ASL!

988 Suicide and Crisis HotlineYou may need to update your Sorenson software for a direct connection on your mobiles, computers, and TV connected videophones.

For more information, please see Sorenson's flyer and/or Sorenson's webpage.

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KCDHH Commissioner Receives Award

Jeannie Taylor, Commission Board member for KCDHH, was recently honored with the Virginia Mason Award from the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Kentuckiana Chapter. The award is given in recognition and appreciation of exceptional commitment to HLAA. Jeannie is a co-founder of the HLAA Chapter in Bowling Green and has worked to drive change and advocate for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind Kentuckians.

Congratulations, Jeannie. Well done!

 


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Interpreting/CART

Check out information about finding an interpreter or captioner and how to become a captioner in Kentucky.

State - For state agencies only

Private - For doctors, lawyers, churches, and other service providers

Consumer - For individuals who wish to hire their own interpreters/CART providers

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Equipment

Improve the quality of your daily communications with an amplified, captioned or speech enhanced telephone, TTY, or wireless device at no cost to you. Let us help you get started on the right track toward better communication with friends and loved ones.

Who is eligible

How to apply

Equipment list

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Information & Advocacy

As a deaf or hard of hearing individual or parent of a deaf or hard of hearing child, it's important to know your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. We can show you how to advocate for yourself or your loved ones to receive equal treatment under the law.

Advocacy

Workshops and Training

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