Living with hearing loss? Then to a certain degree, so are your family, friends and coworkers. Don’t put your relationships at risk. When it comes to hearing loss, communication and conversation are even more pivotal to your relationships. It’s important to take the steps to ensure you can engage with the people you love without frustration or miscommunication.
How to Improve Relationships Amid Hearing Loss Read more
Five Signs of Hearing Loss Read more
Think you might have hearing loss? It’s much more common than you might think. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, it’s the third most common physical condition behind arthritis and heart disease.
In fact, according to the HLAA, nearly one in every three American adults over the age of 65 experiences hearing loss in some capacity. No matter how old you are, early detection is key. Ready to take our test?
Fun Ways to Stay Connected to Your Grandkids Read more
There are so many great things about having grandkids! It seems as if we can’t get enough of their laughter, energy and enthusiasm – not to mention those bear hugs. But did you know they’re also healthy for us, too?
Studies show that time spent with grandchildren can help ward off depression and dementia, boost your immune system and even add years to your life. Even if you don’t see your grandkids often, you can still keep up with them across the miles.
Here are four fun ways to use technology to stay connected to your grandchildren.
Assistance with Hearing Loss Read more
Don't be in the dark about hearing loss.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, approximately 15 percent of American adults (over 37.5 million people) report some trouble hearing. And by age 65, nearly 25 pecent of people have disabling hearing loss.
Thanks to advances in technology, there are a number of devices that can help make daily life easier than ever before.
Sprint Wins Bronze Telly Award for Heartfelt “My Sprint CapTel” Commercial Read more
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – August 17, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE: S) proudly announced today that the Telly Awards named it as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for its commercial titled “My Sprint CapTel.” The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs.
Sprint CapTel (Captioned Telephone) is a service designed to help individuals with a hearing loss. CapTel phones have a built-in screen to display everything being said by your caller in text. The award-winning video features a series of testimonials from customers who share how Sprint CapTel service has impacted their lives by helping them reconnect with family, friends, and business associates and gain confidence talking over the phone.
Sprint Named One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion Policies and Practices Read more
Disability Equality IndexSM survey results reflect Sprint’s continued commitment to people with disabilities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – June 15, 2015 – Sprint (NYSE: S) received a top score of 100 points in the Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM) survey results, announced by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the U.S. Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®). The top score (100 out of 100) was awarded as a result of Sprint’s long-standing commitment toward ensuring that people with disabilities are included within the workplace, customer base, supply chain practices and the telecommunications industry as a whole.
Exciting Preview from Ultratec: Braille CapTel and CapTel for Low Vision Users Read more
Braille Captions of Your Telephone Conversations
For people who are Deaf-Blind and voice for themselves, Braille CapTel works with a dynamic braille reader to allow people to read braille captions during telephone conversations. Easy to connect using Bluetooth™ or USB.
Sprint Raises Awareness for Communications Solutions Targeting People with Hearing Loss Read more
Overland Park, Kan., March 7, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) recently presented a program at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman University to raise awareness for communication solutions for people with hearing loss.
Sprint Named Disability Matters Marketplace Winner for Innovative Accessibility Solutions Read more
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - March 18, 2013 - Sprint (NYSE: S) will be honored as the Marketplace winner at the Seventh Annual U.S. Disability Matters Awards Banquet and Conference, one of the most important Corporate Awards Conferences in the U.S., for delivering innovative accessibility solutions that empower people with disabilities.
CapTel® Customer Service - Now Available on Weekends! Read more
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – June 10, 2011 – Effective immediately, CapTel® Customer Service is available to serve customers 7 days a week. Now people who use the CapTel Captioned Telephone can reach highly-trained support personnel every day of the week.