Google adds two impressive features to Android phones for people with hearing loss

Google is starting to roll out two new features for Android phones today that are meant to help the some 900 million people around the world who the World Health Organization says will be suffering from hearing loss by the year 2055. The features are actually two apps for Android called Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier, both of which do exactly what the names imply.

Hear To Learn Tip

As an LSL strategy “auditory first” is telling before showing.  It means making sure their devices are functioning and that plenty of meaningful listening opportunities are available throughout the day. 

http://www.heartolearn.org/materials/docs/lsl-strategies-flyers/Auditory%20First%203.18.18_ENGLISH.pdf