Colorado-Hearing Loops in the News

Colorado media, press releases, community announcements, etc.  Additions? Please let us know so it can be added.

2021

"Sertoma Club of DTC donates Portable Hearing Loop to Arapahoe Libraries"

Sertoma Club of DTC purchased a Portable InfoLoop and donated it to Koelbel Library, one of the Arapahoe Libraries on October 15, 2021. This will be used to assist library patrons with hearing aids fitted with T-coils to better hear library staff, or to use in one of several study rooms. 10/25/21. Denver Post YourHub

 

"A Living Parable: The Hearing Loop #30 in a Series"

The upside is that it will be a wonderful addition to our worship space, and a gift to those of us who are becoming hearing-challenged. The downside is that none of us will have this excuse for falling asleep during the service any longer. 8/15/21. St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church blog

 

"Wheeler Opera House dialed in with new technology"

Another upgrade was installing a hearing loop system by Assist2Hear Inc., which allows an individual with hearing aides to plug into the system. The user can walk into the venue and adjust their device so they can have the best sound in the house,” said Erin Nichols, owner of Assist2Hear Inc. 7/3/21. Aspen Times

"A Better Theater Experience for Patrons with Hearing Loss"

NextFifty Initiative awarded the Lakewood Cultural Center a grant to upgrade the assistive listening system in the theater to a state-of-the art induction hearing loop system. The Colorado-based foundation’s support will allow the Cultural Center to provide a much-improved theater experience for the older adult community and will benefit all patrons with hearing loss, with or without hearing aids. Winter/Spring 2021. Lakewood Bravo magazine, page 7.
 

2019

"The Independence Center celebrates signing of ADA ("It's really important for physicians to understand that people with disabilities need access to services, things such as hearing loop systems, so people with hearing loss are able to hear)." 7/26/19. KKTV (Colorado Springs).

"Independence Center to host City Council candidate forum Wednesday (Our space is fully accessible, and we will also be providing...a hearing loop system.") 3/19/19. Colorado Springs Gazette

2018

"Update: $150,000 awarded to make medical clinics and centers accessible for people with disabilities." 12/17/18. KOAA News5 (Colorado Springs)

 

St. John's Cathedral in Denver installs 'hearing loop' to help those with hearing loss. 8/30/18. 9News and Twitter link

"Denver’s century-old St. John’s Cathedral installs new tech to help congregants with hearing loss." 8/30/18. Denver Post

2017

"Induction loop assisted listening system case study in a Catholic church." 11/15/17. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

2016

"El Paso County commissioners become much easier to hear." 10/4/16. Colorado Springs Gazette

2015

"Boedecker strives to improve film experience for hearing impaired." 6/26/15. Boulder Daily Camera.

"New! Hearing Loop System. The Senior Center dining room is now equipped with a Hearing Loop System." May-August 2015. City of Thornton Activities Guide.

"Increasing Local Government Accessibility With ‘Hearing Loop’ Systems." 3/12/15. Route Fifty, Connecting state and local government leaders

“City Hall Adds New Technology to Improve Hearing.”3/10/15. FOX21 News (Colorado Springs).

"Curtain to go up on upgraded theater (Jones Theater in Westcliffe)." 2/26/15. Pueblo Chieftain

 

2014

"Colorado Springs library is ahead of the tech curve." 10/26/14. Colorado Springs Gazette.

 

"Renovations and improvements for a modern active-aging center: Thornton Senior Center Facility Assessment and Renovations." 2014. Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture

"Colorado church installs induction hearing loop (Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church, in Glenwood Springs)." 1/8/14.  Episcopal News Service

2012

"New church in Silverthorne has first Mass Saturday."

"The church, 25 years in the making, is the first in Summit County to have a hearing loop installed to aid in improving the experience for hard-of-hearing attendees." 9/7/12 Summit Daily