There are different types of equipment available for deaf and hearing impaired people to use at home. This includes textphones, listening devices and alerting devices such as specially adapted doorbells and alarm clocks. Find out more about how this equipment can help you. Devices to help you use the telephone include handsets with inductive couplers, amplifiers, extension bells and text display.
Every deaf person interacts with a telephone according to a plethora of variables, including how deaf the person is (more particularly, what shape their hearing spectrum is), the audio fidelity of the telephone (high is not necessarily better) and extra noise on the telephone line.