Free Tools & Resources

Free downloadable tools, resources and materials. Some materials can be mailed to you. Need something? Please let us know so it can be added.

On this webpage

 

General Information

  • Colorado Telecoil Handout. 2 page (pdf) and 4 page (pdf). See telecoils webpage NEW

  • Guide to Understanding Hearing Loops Link (4 page, pdf). Email for glossy paper brochure.

  • Comparison of available assistive listening technologies. "Hearing loops: T-coil users receive sound invisibly, simply and directly to their own hearing aid." International Hearing Loop Manufacturers (IHLMA) Link (13 pages, pdf) NEW

  • Hearing Loops-Brainstormed list of venues. Link (1 page, pdf)

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Standards (ADA, IEC, Building Code)

Please see Loop Colorado's webpage for ADA, IEC, and Fort Collins Building Code and graphics.

 

 

Individuals with Hearing Loss

Cards

  • Ask your audiologist or hearing aid provider about telecoils Link (4 cards/page pdf)

  • May I recommend you consider installing a hearing loop Link (10 cards/page pdf).

Tools

 

Venues

Tools-Venues Interested in Hearing Loops

  • Best Practices for Hearing Loop Installation (2019). Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Link (2 pages).

  • Good Practice Guide Hearing Loop Systems: A Guide to Best Practice for Service Providers (2016). International Hearing Loop Manufacturer Association. Link (11 pages, pdf)

  • Sample Request for Proposal for Hearing Loop System. Link (4 page, pdf)

 

Tools-Venues with Existing Hearing Loops

  • 9 Best Practices to Maximize the Benefits (Self Assessment). Request via email (pdf).

  • Feedback. Hearing loops are discrete. No one knows when a person is using the hearing loop, and that’s one of the benefits; however, the venue may thus think that their hearing loop isn’t being used. One idea is for the venue to solicit feedback. Link (1/2 page)

  • Hearing Loops-Signage: Going beyond the ADA Standard. Link (1 page pdf)

  • Slides to inform patrons/visitors/guests about hearing loop at beginning of meeting/event. Link (Microsoft PowerPoint)

  • We have a hearing loop. Place in lobby to educate people. Template to adapt for your organization. Link (1/3 page Word)

 

Logos/Signage Graphics
Hearing Loops-Signage: Going beyond the ADA Standard. Link (1 page pdf).

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Hearing Loop, with education

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Hearing Loop, no education below

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Let's Loop Colorado logo

Let's Loop Colorado

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logo-Proud Supporter-Get in the Hearing Loop (HLAA)

Proud Supporter, GITHL

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Get in the Hearing Loop (GITHL)

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