Monday, December 28, 2009

Sunshine State #s

Florida’s Relay Service handled more than 1.5 million calls during fiscal 2009. 17,170 people with hearing loss were served in Florida this year and 36,044 pieces of specialized telecommunications equipment were distributed for 2009. The state has nearly 3 million residents people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind and speech impaired. That's the second highest in the country.