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

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