TOTS’N’TEENS PEDIATRICS

PROCEDURE FOR COMMUNICATING WITH PERSONS

WITH SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS (April 2017)

 

 

TOTS’N’TEENS PEDIATRICS will take such steps as are necessary to ensure that qualified persons with disabilities, including those with impairment sensory or speaking skills, receive effective notice concerning benefits or services or written material concerning waivers of rights or consent to treatment. All aids needed to provide this notice are provided without cost to the person being served.

 

For Persons with Hearing Impairments: Qualified sign-language interpreter for persons who are deaf/hearing impaired and who use sign-language as their primary means of communication, the following procedure has been developed and resources identified for obtaining the services of a qualified sign-language interpret to communicate both verbal and written information from FLS, 2609 A5 Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL 35801, 256-881-1120. 48-72 advance notice is requested.

 

For Persons With Visual Impairments: Reader/Staff will communicate the content of written materials concerning benefits, services, waiver of rights, and consent to treatment forms by reading them out loud to visually impaired persons.

 

For Persons With Speech Impairments: Writing materials are available to facilitate communication concerning program services and benefits, waiver of rights, and consent to treatment forms.

In case of emergency

In case of an emergency, one of our physicians is always on call. Call our main number 205-856-4440, our answering service at 205-930-4322, or if needed, take your child to The Children’s Hospital or your nearest Emergency Room.