ALERTING DEVICE

a helpful modern advancement tool that cautions people with auditory ability loss to make them aware of the existence of an occurrence which is customarily alerted in an audile way, such as the beeping of a smoke detector. It may possibly use very high volume noise, a blinking light, oscillations, or other non-auditory stimulants.

ALERTING DEVICE: "Tammy's parents worried about their deaf daughter moving out on her own until they learned her new apartment would be furnished with alerting devices to make sure she's safe."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALERTING DEVICE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alerting-device/ (accessed January 26, 2020).
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