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Learn about special phones for impaired
By Times Staff Writer
Published September 20, 2007
A representative of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services will present a program on Florida Telecommunications Relay phones at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road. This is a statewide nonprofit organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for Floridians who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf and blind, or speech-impaired. Qualifying residents can obtain free VCO, HCO, or TTY/TTD phones. VCO phones allow severely hard-of-hearing users to speak for themselves. A representative of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services will teach computer classes from 6 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday, Oct. 4 through Nov. 8. The first class covers basic computer skills for the deaf and hard of hearing who do not use sign language. The second class covers basic computer skills for the deaf and hard of hearing who use sign language. For information or to register, call Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at (727) 853-1010; TTY (727)853-1014.
Alzheimer's groups offer two meetings
The Alzheimer's Family Organization offers two support groups this week. At 2 p.m. today, a group meets at Heritage Park, 37135 Coleman Ave., Dade City. Call Mary Beth Lumbra or Ramona Scott at (352) 567-8613. At 3 p.m. Monday, a group meets at the Zephyr Haven Health and Rehab Center, 38290 Ave. A, Zephyrhills. Call chaplain George Carpenter at (813) 782-5508.