RI Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan (ATEL) Hearing & Speech Monday Lab Schedule

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RI Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan (ATEL) Hearing & Speech Monday Lab Schedule

August 19

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Your chance to try adaptive equipment to find what works for you!

The Rhode Island Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan (ATEL) Program provides landline/home telephones and wireless devices on loan to qualified individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, have a speech disability, or have neuromuscular damage or disease that hinders them from using a standard telephone.  You must be a RI Resident, have one of the above-mentioned disabilities, and meet one of the income qualifier criteria described on the application.

The ATEL Program now offers a Hearing  Lab which will offer iPad/iPhone training and have the following devices available for FREE demonstrations, as well as, many devices available for short term loans. Please contact Denise Corson at 462-7857, email denise.corson@ors.ri.gov, or, to find out more information about the available equipment please visit www.atel.ri.gov and click on the Hearing Lab tab.


Tv Systems, Bluetooth, Personal Amplifiers, Personal FM Listening System, Loop System For Meetings, Vibrating Watch, Timer, Doorknocker /Door Bell, Fire Alarm (Standalone Devices), Alarm Clocks (Standalone Devices), Two Way Personal Pager System, Sonic Alert HomeAware Systems/Accessories, Telephones


Speech Amplifier, RelayTelephone


 Registration is required. Please contact Denise Corson at 462-7857, email denise.corson@ors.ri.gov

Please call for availability 

Lab is available for demonstration for 1-hour time slots for individuals that want to test or borrow devices from our lab.

Please call for availability 

iPad/iPhone demonstrations for individuals that are Hard of Hearing/Deaf   and Neuromuscular Disabilities

Are you new to the iPad/iPhone, or have questions on basic set up, accessibility features and apps that are available for people in your disability group.  Bring your own iPad/iPhone, or if you don’t have one and just want to see if this is something for you, test these features on our demonstration iPad. Come learn how these devices can assist you, and meet with other individuals in your disability group and share your experiences with what apps you found most helpful.

Also, find out if you may be eligible for a free iPad/iPhone from the ATEL Program.


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