Planning for Communication Access During a Healthcare Crisis

Communication access in healthcare is a right under the ADA. With the current COVID-19 crisis, communication access is increasingly needed, and simultaneously strained. Patient isolation requirements, face masks, and limited visitor policies can leave those with communication needs without communication access. As a patient, there are many things you can do to prepare in theContinue reading “Planning for Communication Access During a Healthcare Crisis”

Real-Time Healthcare Captioning for Patients With Auditory Processing Disorder

In many cases individuals with auditory processing disorders do not have hearing impairments. Instead, individuals with auditory processing disorder have difficulty processing verbal information, or speech, due to neurological or neurodegenerative diseases, disorders, or other causes. Navigating the healthcare setting with an auditory processing disorder can be challenging, and patients may need communication access, asContinue reading “Real-Time Healthcare Captioning for Patients With Auditory Processing Disorder”