FREE IPADS Now Available to Kentucky Residents Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Have a Speech Impairment!

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FREE IPADS are now available to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or have a Speech Impairment!!! MUST BE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR ABOVE TO QUALIFY!  This is a wonderful resource from The KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Cabinet for Health and Family Services! MUST BE A RESIDENT OF KENTUCKY TO QUALIFY!

“The iPad is perfect for individuals who are Deaf to access a Video Relay Service, FaceTime, email and iMessage so that communication access is always available.  The iPad is flexible in providing communication access to the Deaf, no matter the preferred mode of telecommunication.

The iPad is perfect for individuals who are Hard of Hearing.  Access IP Captioned Telephone Service, and read what they say; or speech read while chatting over FaceTime.  The iPad removes barriers to telecommunications for individuals with any degree of hearing loss.

The iPad is perfect for individuals who are Deaf-Blind or have combined hearing and vision loss.  From the large screen size, ability to increase font, apps that give access to telecommunications and Braille accessory support; the iPad is an all-around tool for communication access.

The iPad is perfect for individuals with low speech or a speech disability.  From communicating via text or email, to use of a speech generating app to share information, the iPad gives an individual the freedom to communicate over the phone or in person.”

Click the link to fill out an application!

http://www.kcdhh.org/docs/oea/iPad.pdf

Any questions may be directed to Michelle Niehaus at michelle.niehaus@ky.gov



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