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Assistive Listening Devices for People with Hearing Loss - A Guide for Performings Arts Settings

Authors: Betty Siegel


This booklet is a simple guide for cultural arts venues on how assistive listening devices (ALDs) work, which type - RF, Infrared, loop - will be most effective, and how to maintain the devices for use by patrons and visitors.

Anyone looking to install, purchase, or upgrade an assistive listening system in a theater, museum or other cultural environment will find this booklet to be a simple, easy and comprehensive introduction to assistive listening technologies. It includes the pros and cons of most systems, explains in non-technical language how they work, the ins and outs of maintaining and keeping the systems in good working order, and a list of current manufacturers and suppliers.

Click on the "Web Links" tab above to download the entire 28 page guide as a PDF.

Contact Info:
Name:Betty Siegel
Title:Director of Accessibility
Organization:The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Address:2700 F. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566
Phone:(202) 416-8727
Fax:(202) 416-8802

Web Links

Download the booklet as a PDF

Learn more about accessibility at the Kennedy Center

Visit the homepage of the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

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