I read lips. Having an accessible speech-free Emergency Caller user experience allows me to call 911 just like everyone else does.
Tracing a shape to dial, then clicking and texting my Emergency situation while my screen highlights for me what is being read to the Emergency operator is really helpful.
Hopefully, this lifesaving update will be on my phone soon so when traveling in the USA or out of the country, my mobile Emergency Call will work the same, speaking quickly and clearly for me in the local dialect or language.
This universal type of SOS could help young people and older people report an Emergency situation in noisy places, where having a conversation is not easy or safe.