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Direct access and effective communication in 911 and emergency communication services

Direct access and effective communication in 911 and emergency communication services

guidelines for compliance with Title II regulation of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Published by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Communication in services for people with disabilities -- United States.,
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Hearing impaired -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Communication devices for people with disabilities -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Telephone -- Emergency reporting systems -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Emergency communication systems -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesEffective communication in 911 and emergency communication services.
    StatementJo Williams, project director.
    ContributionsWilliams, Jo., American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14095895M

    a. Location finders in enhanced systems b. Voice-activated applications for smart phones that place a call c. Routers that direct wireless calls to the appropriate dispatch center d. Communication devices for hearing-impaired persons. The Telecommunicator I, trains to perform specialized emergency communications work in the County's enhanced Communications Department. As part of the recruitment process for the Telecommunicator I position, an online skills assessment is required to test the abilities needed to fulfill the essential functions of this job. With landline telephones, radio antennas and cell phone services disrupted, first responders scrambled to find alternate means of communication among one another as well as back to federal, state and local agencies. The New Orleans Police Department’s system was inoperative for 3 days following the hurricane.


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Direct access means that PSAPs can directly receive TTY calls without relying on an outside relay service or third-party services. Equal access means that the telephone emergency services provided for TTY users are as effective as those provided for persons who make voice calls, in terms of: response time; response quality; hours of operation; and.

Types of Telephone Emergency Services Covered All basic emergency services provided by public safety agencies are covered, including police, fire, and ambulance services. Direct, equal access must be provided to all services included in the system.

An example of another emergency service covered is an emergency poison control information service. Some emergency communications services use a two-tiered system to dispatch services. This book fills an important gap and should be part of everyone’s library.” -Arthur Bradley, author of Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family For additional emergency communications information, plan templates and other free resources, visit Andrew Baze is the author of the novel /5(48).

A: The phrase "telephone emergency services" applies to basic emergency service -- police, fire, and ambulance -- that are provided by public safety agencies, including (or, in some cases, seven-digit) systems. Direct, equal access must be provided to all services included in the system, including services such as emergency poison control.

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