Tag Archives: hearing loss

Noise Awareness | How loud is too loud?

A woman grimaces with her eyes squeezed tightly shut while covering her ears with her hands

In the era of widespread headphone and earbud use, questions about the potential harm to hearing have become more prevalent. This concern is particularly relevant for younger generations who frequently engage in activities involving high-volume sounds. To address this, it’s essential to explore the thresholds of sound intensity that could be detrimental to our ears […]

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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