SOLUTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPEECH DISABILITIES

The following devices are distributed by the Wyoming Relay Equipment Distribution Program (WYRED) to eligible applicants with speech disabilities:

TeliTalk™ Electrolarynx Telephone by Griffin Laboratories

  • High quality handset, speakerphone, and a head-phone jack provide flexible options

  • Powered by the telephone

  • elected specifically for clients who have under gone a laryngectomey procedure

  • Optional HandsFree™ Electrolarynx Holder

VM Inline Voice Magnifier

  • Amplify your outgoing speech during your phone conversations.

  • This device can add up to 25dB of gain to the user’s voice through a simple connection between the receiver and telephone.

Clarity Alto Plus

  • Known for its loud ringer and 50dB amplification, the Alto Plus can also assist individuals that have week speech or are soft spoken with outgoing speech amplification of 15dB.

Ameriphone Q90D

  • This TTY is a great option for individuals with a speech disability who want to type their conversation and listen to the response.

  • This is done by utilizing the Hearing Carry Over (HCO) option with speakers or a headset.

​*Depending on the speech disability, a wireless device with a customized app package could be the solution to assist the individual with communication on the phone and in person.

How to Get Devices

For further information on devices distributed by WYRED for persons with speech loss, please:

  • Contact Dominique Maestas, WYRED Equipment Distribution Specialist, via:

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