Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 05/26/2021

Assistive Technology Showcase


An interactive look at some cutting edge assistive technology with Maryland Relay and Maryland Accessible Telecommunications 

  • Pixel 4 cell phone is like a toolkit for people with hearing loss 
  • Clarity XLC8-GLT provides real-time speech to text translation to support conversations for people with hearing loss. 
  • The iPad with speech apps enables people who have speech deficits the tools to voice. 
  • The touchtalk is often recommended by Speech and Language Pathologist as a tool especially useful to people who suffer from aphasia.

Chat Transcript

12:07:09     From  Isabelle Halley   to   All panelists : Yes I can see her

12:07:20     From  Hugh Briss   to   All panelists : I C U, Anne

12:07:30     From  Isabelle Halley   to   All panelists : Are you going have an interpreter tomorrow?

12:07:35     From  Keisha Toussaint Mc Mayo : Good afternoon everyone 

Keisha Toussaint Mc Mayo

Family Support Worker II 

Prince George’s Department of Social Services 

Keisha.toussaint@maryland.gov

12:07:46     From  Georgette Lake : Georgette Lake with Tribute at Black Hill. I will be having a seminar tonight on learning Long Term Care Insurance.  Please register if you would like learn more about getting long term care insurance for yourself, loved one or one of your clients. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-long-term-care-insurance-tickets-155849924319 .  You can contact me at georgette.lake@tributeatblackhill.com

12:08:53     From  Ellen Pincus : Hello Ellen Pincus with Cavalier Home Health 5 Star Skilled Home Health in VA 703-477-6252 epincus@cavalierhomehealth.com

12:09:26     From  Marcy Silver   to   All panelists : Hello everyone! Marcy Silver, Director of Operations for Visiting Angels of Pikesville/Owings Mills. 410-218-9506 or visitingangelshomecare@yahoo.com

12:09:46     From  Valerie Meale   to   All panelists : good Afternoon All,

12:10:51     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Marcy Silver to All Panelists:  12:09 PM

Hello everyone! Marcy Silver, Director of Operations for Visiting Angels of Pikesville/Owings Mills. 410-218-9506 or visitingangelshomecare@yahoo.com

12:10:59     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Valerie Meale to All Panelists:  12:09 PM

good Afternoon All,

12:11:40     From  Valerie Meale : Valerie Meale, Community Engagement Specialist for Comfort Keepers Manassas valeriemeale@comfortkeepers.com

12:11:52     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook   to   Isabelle Halley and all panelists : I don't have one scheduled - however email me at steve@proaging.com and I can try to make arrangements for future events

12:17:05     From  Jenny Pearson : Please find the application for our MAT program above.

12:24:36     From  Hugh Briss   to   All panelists : I just downloaded Live Transcribe to my iPhone.  $49.95/yr. subscription price.

12:25:00     From  Hugh Briss : I just downloaded Live Transcribe to my iPhone.  $49.95/yr. subscription price.

12:25:18     From  F Boozari   to   All panelists : WHAT IS CALLED AGIAN?

12:29:31     From  Anne Leahy (Interpreter) : Clarity XLC8-GLT

12:29:46     From  Anne Leahy (Interpreter) : Pixel 4

12:30:31     From  Anne Leahy (Interpreter) : Otter AI

12:30:34     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook   to   Isabelle Halley and all panelists : Otter ai

12:35:03     From  Hugh Briss : Jenny, pls tell us your sister agency in Virginia.

12:35:45     From  Anne Leahy (Interpreter) : Proloquo2go

12:35:46     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : In Virginia VA Relay is the sister agency https://www.varelay.org/

12:35:58     From  F Boozari   to   All panelists : CAN YOIU TYPE THE PRVIOUS ONE?

12:36:33     From  Hugh Briss : What about Caption Call?

12:36:48     From  F Boozari   to   All panelists : YES

12:37:19     From  Kevin and Jane : Sorenson  Purple  Z5 and Convo

12:40:49     From  Hugh Briss : Pls, pls, pls: corresponding agency in Virginia???

12:42:23     From  Kevin and Jane : TEDPA.org

12:43:29     From  Tarita Turner : Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program Association is what TEDPA stands for

12:43:50     From  Krista Kramer : Or contact your state Assistive Technology Project. https://www.at3center.net/stateprogram

12:44:31     From  Tarita Turner : https://odhh.maryland.gov/

12:44:53     From  Tarita Turner : ODHH - Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing

12:44:59     From  Kevin and Jane : Godhh.maryland.gov

12:46:19     From  Jenny Pearson : Jenny Pearson- Outreach Coordinator MD Relay Jennifer.pearson@maryland.gov 443-280-4535

12:46:26     From  Thomas Cadwallader   to   All panelists : Bravo to all!

12:48:00     From  Tarita Turner : Tarita Turner - Outreach Coordinator Maryland Relay  tarita.turner@maryland.gov 240-920-9594

12:48:12     From  Rebecca Miller   to   All panelists : Rebecca Miller, Outreach Coordinator MD Relay Rebecca.miller2@maryland.gov, 410.322.2737

12:48:21     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Rebecca Miller to All Panelists:  12:48 PM

Rebecca Miller, Outreach Coordinator MD Relay Rebecca.miller2@maryland.gov, 410.322.2737

12:49:13     From  Betty Bahadori   to   All panelists : waiting list or limited funds an issue?

12:49:56     From  Tarita Turner : Kevin Steffy MAT Program Manager kevin.steffy@maryland.gov and Jane Hager MAT Evaluator jane.hager@maryland.gov

12:50:23     From  Betty Bahadori   to   All panelists : thank you all!

12:50:48     From  Janet Gritz   to   All panelists : Great job

12:50:53     From  Hugh Briss : Clap clap


 

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