(Assistive Devices for Persons with Hearing/Speech Impairments)
TDDText telephones or TDD's (telecommunications devices for the deaf) are available if the need exists. TDD's are typewriter-like machines that permit hearing or speech-impaired persons to communicate by typing messages back and forth over telephone lines. For approval contact the Disability Services Office x3985.
Pennsylvania Relay Service operators are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be reached as follows:
TDD only 1-800-654-5984 (toll free)
VOICE only 1-800-654-5988 (toll free)
For information regarding Pennsylvania Relay Service please call AT&T's National Special Needs Center.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
TDD only 1-800-833-3232 (toll free)
VOICE only 1-800-233-1222 (toll free)
Additional information may be found in the Verizon White Pages directory.
HeadsetsTelephone headsets can be useful for employees who spend considerable time answering or placing telephone calls. Telecom can advise departments on the correct headset and ordering procedures. If you have questions, please call the ITS Helpdesk (x.4444).