Tools To Use



FCC Comment on the Hearing Aid Compatibility Task Force’s Final Report

May 8, 2023

Induction Loops Globally (Scroll Down)

March 23, 2023

Cosponsored Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bill SD.923, An Act Concerning Induction Loop Listening System Installation

January 18, 2023


Comment to Medical Devices; Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices; Establishing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids 21 CFR 800, 801, 808, and 874

January 5, 2022


Medical Devices; Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices; Establishing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids, Docket No. FDA-2021-N-0555, Acknowledged in the Footnotes

October 20, 2021

Effective Communications at Museums


Letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti from Los Angeles Department on Disability

July 29, 2021

Letter to President Biden Re: Passenger Vessels Accessibility Guidelines (PVAG) ANPRM

July 28, 2021

Elevators Need Induction Loops and Visual Communication

June 14, 2021 

Standardize the Naming of Hearing Aid Features and Develop a Rating System using International ANSI Standards for the various Hearing Aid Features

FDA’s Website

May 11, 2021

ICC: ADA Hearing Access Symbols

April 29, 2021

ICC A117.1 Comment

April 5, 2021

Support the Establishment of Regulations to Complement the FDA’s Authorization of Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids (OTCHA) under the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA)

February 26, 2021

Letter to President Biden: ADA Complaint System

February 26, 2021

Make Inoperative Exemptions; Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities Supplemental notice of proposed Rulemaking

January 31, 2021

The Diversity Imperative for Corporate Boards

January 25, 2021


Additional Comments on why the FCC should require a Telecoil and not Hearing Aid Compatible Rating for Cell Phones

September 16, 2020

Comments for Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park-Seattle Evaluation

August 31, 2020

American Alliance of Museums Education & Interpretation: Effective Communication for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (#3)


Supporting Advance Notice on Updating the ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Rail Vehicles

June 23, 2020

The FCC should require a Telecoil and not Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) Rating for Cell Phones

April 14, 2020


OMB Needs to Update Its Procurement Codes for People who are Hard of Hearing

November 18, 2016

Programmatic Accessibility Guidelines for National Park Service Interpretive Media   Acknowledged on Page 76

July 2016, Updated October 2019

FDA Testimony for Greater Transparency of Hearing Aids

April 21, 2016

Apple and All Companies Must be Required to Maintain Telecoil Accessibility

February 16, 2016

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel in Consideration of Negotiated Rulemaking Process

February 3, 2016

Effective Access for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

February 8, 2016


Why the PCAST Recommendations Don’t Go Far Enough 

December 6, 2015


Comment on FCC Rulemaking: Responsibilities for Meeting the Closed Captioning Requirements

April 8, 2014


Proposed ANSI Standard for Hearing Induction Loops

March 2013


Hearing Access at Sports Stadiums


How an Induction Loop Works

November 29, 2011



Petition to the FDA: Regulatory Requirements for Hearing Aid Devices and Personal Sound

November 8, 2009


Australia’s Access to Electronic Media for the Hearing And Vision Impaired



HAP-HLAA Passenger Vessel Access Recommendations for People Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

September 2007