ALEXANDRIA, VA – Fairfax Nursing Center (FNC) has agreed to pay $97,500 to resolve allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide effective communication services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in the provision of medical services.
Due to recent media reports regarding a Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General review of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security screening activities at airports, TSA is implementing policy and procedure changes that will affect all passengers, including passengers with disabilities, in order to better achieve TSA's mission of protecting the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
What? Hearing Aids Are Out of Range for Most Americans
While the U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming the Affordable Care Act is good news for millions of Americans who receive subsidies from the program's health care exchanges, the vast majority of Americans with hearing loss will still be left with difficult choices.
The Ins and Out of Hearing Aid Coverage Under the ACA
By Katherine Bouton
Last week’s Supreme Court affirmation of the Affordable Care Act is good news for the 6.4 million Americans who stood to lose their health insurance if the decision had gone the other way. But it doesn’t improve matters for those with hearing loss.
Oticon, Inc. is seeking outstanding individuals with hearing loss for the 2015 Oticon Focus on People Awards. Now in its 17th year, the national awards program celebrates students, adults and advocacy volunteers with any degree of hearing loss whose accomplishments demonstrate that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to make a difference in their families, their communities or the world.