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OK I RECENTLY GOT SC FOR MENTAL 30% AND I THINK ONE OF THE REASONS

MY CLAIM DID NOT GO SO WELL I CANNOT HEAR AND UNDERSTAND PEOPLE ON TELEPHONE

I WEAR TWO HEARING AIDS WHEN I TAKE THEM OUT I CANT HEAR ANYTHING AT ALL.

I APPLIED FOR SC TINNITIS WAS DENIED ,BUT SINCE I AM SC NOW ,AND ON SSI HOW COULD

I GET TTY, WILL SSI OR VA HELP ME .

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I just googled it and didn't get much useful information. I'll keep looking, though!

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Hey, the information I'm finding on the VA website says that the VA CAN order you adaptive listening devices. I haven't found requirements or anything, I've found a PDF brochure telling the VA how and who to order from. The brochure says that you can also obtain alarm clocks, smoke detectors and other listening accessories. The brochure can be viewed at

http://www1.va.gov/oamm/_bf/pmo/ALDWebcurrentcatald.pdf

You have to get one through prostetics (sic?)

I don't know if this helps, but I'm still looking into it for you.

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Hey, the information I'm finding on the VA website says that the VA CAN order you adaptive listening devices. I haven't found requirements or anything, I've found a PDF brochure telling the VA how and who to order from. The brochure says that you can also obtain alarm clocks, smoke detectors and other listening accessories. The brochure can be viewed at

http://www1.va.gov/oamm/_bf/pmo/ALDWebcurrentcatald.pdf

You have to get one through prostetics (sic?)

I don't know if this helps, but I'm still looking into it for you.

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What state do you live in? There is a program in California called "CTAP" California Telephone Access Program that is run by the State of California and telephone equipment for hearing and speech impaired is free!!! Let me know and I can get information for you.

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