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Apple Stores Offering Free Sign Language Interpreter Appointments

"Apple is now offering prescheduled support from sign language interpreters at hundreds of its retail stores in nearly a dozen countries. The service is provided to customers by appointment at no cost."


Thanks to Apple, you can now get ASL signed support in-person at an Apple store for your TAP provided iPhone or iPad, or even your own purchased iPhone, iPad, or Mac computers. Just be sure to schedule your interpreter with an Apple store in advance.

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COVID-19 Tracing

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COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725

The COVID-19 hotline is operated by healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center. They can provide advice and answer questions. Please be patient as are handling a high volume of calls.



Kentucky Drive-thru testing.

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Kentucky's COVID-19 Drive-Thru Locations



Access to Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Sites

A transportation service to take people with disabilities needing transportation to COVID-19 testing sites has been announced today. It is a partnership between the Department for Aging and Independent Living and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. This service will take participants to and from a scheduled COVID testing appointment.

Call 877-925-0037 to start the application process and learn more about the program. You can watch a video to learn more here: https://youtu.be/veNkmiinjkk

This service will cover people who may not qualify for Medicaid to get needed transportation to local, free drive-thru testing sites.

Big thanks to DAIL and the Transportation Cabinet for making this happen!



Urgent Care Centers.

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COVID19 Uninsured Patient Program.



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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


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Please allow me to introduce Matthew and Jason Nejat, brothers from Long Island who both have a bilateral hearing loss and have created the Virtual Hearing Helpers Program. They are offering help by connecting with hearing impaired students that are struggling by providing free, one-on-one, virtual sessions in which they provide homework help and tutoring in all core classes for grades 4-9.

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Senior Care Facilities

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P&A: Intake Procedure

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P&A: Adult

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Voting Explained

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Voter Fraud





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Information & Advocacy

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

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Private - i.e., Doctors, lawyers, churches, and other service providers

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

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.

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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.

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