TADDAC is seeking one representative of the Blind/Low-Vision Community to join their committee to help make decisions impacting DDTP programs and to represent the views and needs of Blind and Low-Vision Californians. Download the application or request one from the Committee Coordinator at email@example.com or phone (510) 302-1147. Click here to view the flyer.
FCC proceeding on Speech-to-Speech (STS)
On July 19, 2013, the FCC adopted a Report and Order amending rules to improve Speech-to-Speech (STS) relay service, a type of telecommunications relay service (TRS) for persons with a speech disability. By this Order, the Commission’s action improves the STS user’s experience on a call by: Click here for details
The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program has recently released a Speech-to-Speech program overview and training DVD. Please click the link to view the video on youtube or for a free hard copy of the DVD please call 1-866-409-0178.
DDTP is happy to announce that Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) can now sign Certification Forms for Californians with speech difficulties. For more information, please call 1-800-806-1191 or visit the Program Web site. To download a Certification Form in English, Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, or Vietnamese, click here.