Weather Alerts For Our Hearing Impaired Viewers.September 23rd, 2011 at 8:25 am by Shawn Rutherford under Weather
Jim Spencer and the KXAN First Warning Weather Team have long been promoters of the use of weather radios and often times, these devices have saved lives… but with a large deaf community in Central Texas, I thought we would share
A “bed shaker” is a device that literally buzzes when activated and an example of one is shown here. A link to the the company that sells these can be found at the bottom of this post.
It’s a simple device that plugs into the headphone jack on a weather radio and whenever an alert is received, the device vibrates. It can easily exist under a pillow and is a very effective way to receive alerts in a non-verbal manner.
It may seem like we will ever get rain but Fall in Texas can often bring flash flooding and can be a very serious threat in a very short time.
here’s the link to the product mentioned.