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Technology Demonstration Room

The Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC) has a Technology Demonstration Center that is open to the public for a “hands-on” experience with equipment for telecommunications, alerting and assisted listening.

These devices can enhance the quality of life for people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Examples include:

  • TTYs
  • Amplified Phones
  • Captioned and Voice Carry Over Phones
  • Hearing Carry Over Phones
  • Flashing Lights – Visual Signalers
  • Audible Signalers
  • Personal Listening Devices

Some of the devices are available through the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing’s Technology Assistance Program (TAP) for Virginia resi- dents for free or at a reduced cost.


  • Make an appointment to visit the Demo Room
  • Learn more about the TAP Program
  • Request a presentation on Hearing Assistive Technology
  • Answer your questions

Contact Debbie Jones, NVRC’s Technology Specialist, at or 703-352-9055