Telephone Devices for the Deaf (TDD) or Teletypewriters (TTY)

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tyyThis technology is available for people with profound hearing loss or poor speech recognition ability. To access telephone service to communicate with a person who will be using a TTY or Voice Carry Over (VCO) telephone, a hearing person who will be speaking calls 1-800-855-0511.  A person who will be typing on a TTY will call 1-800-267-6511.  There is no charge for local calls.

  • TTY machines are available at each main site.
  • At Parkwood Institute, an FM system and personal amplifiers are available from Audiology.
  • Telephones for patients with vision and hearing impairments are available through Information Technology Services.
  • All patient telephones have volume controls.
Last updated: Fri, 2017-01-27 16:27