Category Archives: Hearing Loss & Impairments

Invisible Impairments

I have an invisible impairment. What now? Many employees with invisible impairments are confused about when they should disclose their impairment at work. They’re hesitant to tell their immediate supervisors and co-workers about their impairment for fear of exclusion. The decision to disclose isn’t easy, whether it’s during the interview process, after appointment, or during […]

Induction loops and telecoils are here to stay

NCPD needs your help, please? We learned recently from an important roleplayer in SA who believes, that “t-coils and loop systems” will be replaced by, for example, “bluetooth equipment”. This statement is exclusive and in NCPD’s opinion untrue. There is room and need for both facilities. Loop systems are used worldwide because not all people […]

NCPD takes legal action against ICASA re captioning on TV news broadcasts

President Cyril Ramaphosa at his desk with the SOuth African flag in the background and a SASL interpreter in the bottom right corner

NCPD questioned the validity of ICASA’s (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) Code for Persons with Disabilities Regulations 2021 and launched legal proceedings to have the 9 April 2021 Code reviewed and set aside.

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