Telephony suppliers and products—hearing

For those employees that require telephony products to assist their day-to-day role.  Before purchasing a product discuss the required product with the person involved.

Hardware

Product

Description of product

Indicative cost

Amplified big button phone

Big buttons, volume & tone control. Hearing aid compatible.

$130.00

Synapptic android software

Software package for Android devices – for people who are blind or of low vision, or people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

$370.00

Interquartz IQ560E Business Telephone

Built in headset amplifier.

Unknown

Open Access Captions

Turns any Apple device into an accessible device for people who are deafblind, deaf, or heard of hearing.

Free trial currently

National Relay Service (TTY machine)

A teleypewriter (TTY) is a communications device used by people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impediment to make telephone communication. The TTY allows users to type messages back and forth, much like an instant message sent directly over the telephone line.

Product

Description of product

Indicative cost

The Superprint 4425

Advanced TTY printing for home.

Rent monthly through Optus.

Uniphone 1150

Combination TTY, Telephone and Amplified Phone.

The Superprint 4425

Advanced TTY printing for home.

Through Telstra Disability Equipment Program.