Knowledgebase-TTY (Text Telephone) Equipment Survey


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Title:TTY (Text Telephone) Equipment Survey
Summary:Thirteen cities responded to an MTAS survey about their usage of TTY (Text Telephone) or TDD (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) equipment.
Original Author:Stokes, Richard
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:02/20/2017
Last Reviewed on::02/21/2017
Subject:Telecommunications devices for the deaf; Telecommunications; Telephones; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Disabled
Type:Survey
Original Document: Survey Results - TTY Equipment.pdfSurvey Results - TTY Equipment.pdf

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Text of Document: TTY (Text Telephone) Equipment Survey

TTY stands for Text Telephone. It is often called a TDD or Telecommunication Device for the Deaf.
1. Does your organization utilize TTY’s?

Organization
Yes/No
Gallatin
No
Jackson
Yes
Brentwood
Yes
Hendersonville
Yes/No
Cookeville
Yes
Portland
No
Mt. Juliet
No
Maryville
No
Crossville
Yes
Farragut
No
Lawrenceburg
No
Bartlett
No
Kingsport
No


2. Have you purchased a TTY in recent years?

Organization
Yes/No
Gallatin
No
Jackson
No
Brentwood
No
Hendersonville
No
Cookeville
No
Portland
No
Mt. Juliet
No
Maryville
No
Crossville
No
Farragut
No
Lawrenceburg
No
Bartlett
No
Kingsport
No


a. If so, where did you purchase it?

Organization
Where Purchased
Cookeville
Primarily rely on TN Relay Service


b. What Model did you purchase?

Organization
Model Purchased



c. What was the cost of the purchase?

Organization
Cost


3. Have you used any other “new” telecommunication technology?

Organization
Yes/No
Gallatin
No
Jackson
No
Brentwood
No
Hendersonville
No
Cookeville
Yes
Portland
No
Mt. Juliet
Yes
Maryville
No
Crossville
No
Farragut
No
Lawrenceburg
No
Bartlett
No
Kingsport
No


4. What position serves as your ADA Coordinator?

Organization
ADA Coordinator
Gallatin
Risk Manager
Jackson
Associate Engineer
Brentwood
HR Director
Hendersonville
HR Director
Cookeville
HR Director
Portland
Director of Planning
Maryville
Risk Manager
Crossville
HR Director
Farragut
HR Director
Lawrenceburg
Safety Director
Bartlett
Engineer
Kingsport
HR Director


Contact Information

Name
Organization
# of Employees
Telephone #
Debbie Johnson
City of Gallatin
500
615.451.5890
Lynn Henning
City of Jackson
711
731.425.8252
Mike Worsham
City of Brentwood
262
615.371.0060
Peter Voss
City of Hendersonville
501
615.590.4604
Gail Fowler
City of Cookeville
425
931.521.5256
Jo Ella Goad
City of Portland
140
615.325.6776
Janet Southards
City of Mt. Juliet
615.754.2552
Teresa Best
City of Maryville
311
865.273.3428
Leah Crockett
City of Crossville
170
931.456.5681
Janet Curry
Town of Farragut
62
865.966.7057
Doug Edwards
City of Lawrenceburg
131
931.762.4459
Ted Archdeacon
City of Bartlett
700
901.385.5515
George DeCroes
City of Kingsport
800
423.224.2448