Free Webinars for People with Hearing Loss in Nov. & Dec. 2017

Nov 15 2017 - 7:00pm to Dec 14 2017 - 7:00pm

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is pleased to offer these free webinars for service providers and consumers who are hard of hearing.  Participants are welcome to join one or all of the webinars, which will be held at 6:00 - 7:30 pm CST.  These webinars will be presented in spoken English; real-time captioning (CART) will be provided for all the sessions.


About the presenter: Rose Aird Minette, Communication Access Specialist, has a severe hearing loss and has provided services to Texans who are hard of hearing since 1995.


Communication Strategies for People with Hearing Loss

Date: Wednesday, November 15th

Time: 6:00-7:30pm CST

This webinar will include practical information for the workplace, medical and community settings.

Register here!


Assistive Technology for People with Hearing Loss

Date: Thursday, December 14th

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

This webinar will expose attendees to a variety of devices which may assist them in the workplace or in community activities. The session will not cover hearing aid technology, but rather, will touch on other types of equipment for people who are hard of hearing.

Register here!

Register separately for each session, and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to access the webinar.  If you have questions about the registration process, or about the webinars, email your questions to or call (512) 982-1709.

Audio access is via your computer speakers. If you do not have computer speakers or, need a sign language interpreter via VP, call 877-226-9790, access code 3799711, to connect to the conference line.

Requests for accommodations other than CART, must be received at least two weeks in advance of the webinar date.


Rose Aird Minette

Communication Access Specialist

DHHS Training and Education

Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Rehabilitative & Social Services

Health, Developmental & Independence Services

4900 North Lamar Blvd.

P.O. Box 12904

Austin, Texas 78751  | 512-982-1709