COVID-19 for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

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Last updated: September 24th, 2020, 11 AM PST
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Dr. Chad Ruffin

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COVID-19 Updates for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Medical Impact of COVID-19

Resources provided for both 🤟ASL and oral/spoken language users.

One page COVID-19 resource for everyone regardless of hearing ability.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing COVID-19 Resources

See our COVID-19 for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Guides:

Essential reading for adapting to remote work

Connect-Hear is a must see, must visit resource that provides the latest on text to speech apps and how to hear on videoconference calls.

Just the basics: Accessibility Strategies for Deaf / Hard of Hearing People in Remote Meetings

More involved, good to know:

Advanced: Captioning options for Videoconferencing and Learning Management Systems

Learn more about COVIid-19

Patient Reviews of Chad Ruffin, MD

Dr. Ruffin is committed to providing every patient with outstanding care. Hear what patients of Dr. Ruffin have to say about their experience with him.

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Dr. Ruffin was the first person in over 10 years to actually take the time to really listen to me. He took the time to figure out what’s actually going on without chalking it up to something simple and sending me on my way.

Liz H.

I really appreciated Chad's honesty with options, having surgery being a last result and most of all explaining everything in layman's terms. I couldn't be happier with my experience and really appreciate him getting to the bottom of my ear issue and making it feel better than it ever has!

Mathew M.

Dr. Ruffin was incredibly knowledgeable, thorough and compassionate. He took the time to fully understand the issues and was able to provide immediate relief. Nothing short of a miracle here. Furthermore, the entire team was very kind and professional. One of the best medical experiences I have had!

Brian F.