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What does TTY/TDD stand for?

TTY/TDD stands for Telecommunications Device for the Deaf

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The court held that requiring the deaf inmate, who had to use a special telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) in a separate office, was not a significant hardship in violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Able to receive messages from a traditional TDD, or Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, the Silent Advisor alerts the user of incoming messages with a strong vibration, displays the time messages are received, chronologically numbers messages, and retains them in memory even when the pager is turned off.