Hearing disabled have phone options

DOWNEY - Roberta Smith, outreach specialist with the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP), will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 12 meeting of Hearing Loss Association at the Weingart Senior Center in Lakewood.Smith will be speaking on "Amazing Phones: Free!" for people who have difficulty hearing, seeing, moving, speaking or remembering. CTAP is a state program that provides specialized phones - at no cost - to California residents who have trouble hearing. The phones make dialing easier, allow hands-free operation, display conversation in text, and more. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free to attend. The Weingart Senior Center is at 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood. For more information, call (562) 433-6509. ********** Published: January 30, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 41