Find Hearing Loops Using Google Maps!

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Screenshot of the Google Maps accessibility section of Smithsonian, showing hearing loop

How to Find Hearing Loops in Google Maps

Smartphone screenshot showing hearing loop at the Smithsonian. Click on “About” to reveal the accessibility attributes for each location.


Know B4 You Go! Use your smartphone to find hearing loops on Google Maps. Google Maps shows whether a location has an “Assistive Hearing Loop” for one-to-one conversations and for one-to-many presentations and events.

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