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Tennessee Regulatory Authority
500 Deaderick Street, 4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37242
United States

Provides free access to distance communication technologies to people with significant combined hearing and vision loss who meet federal income guidelines. In Tennessee, iCanConnect is administered by the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA). TRA has been meeting the needs and challenges of consumers in Tennessee since 1996 when they established the Telecommunications Devices Access Program. The agency is responsible for setting rates and service standards for privately-owned telephones, as well as natural gas, electricity and water.

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50 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

Injury Lawyer News believes strongly in helping students achieve their goals of higher education, especially when they are faced with challenges such as physical and learning disabilities. As advocates of higher education, we are proud to give back to the community through the Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship Award. The scholarship award is available to all pre-law and law school students. Students must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university or accepted to or attending a fully accredited US law school.

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National Cued Speech Association
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 190-713
Washington, DC 20004
United States

The NCSA supports a community of cuers who have come together to promote language accessibility through Cued Speech. Some of us are native cuers. Some are parents of children who are deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) or need visual access to language. Some are professionals who work with those who are D/HH or need visual access to language.

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P.O. Box 544
Alcoa, TN 37701-0544
United States

A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization working to enhance the potential of infants and young children with disabilities by offering support to their families and the early intervention professionals who serve them.

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TN Hands & Voices
PO Box 122
Trenton, TN 38382
United States

We provide parent to parent support for families of deaf and hard of hearing children across the state of Tennessee without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We are dedicated to providing families with resources, networks and information they need to make the right choices to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Our outreach activities, parent / professional collaboration and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling deaf and hard of hearing children to reach their highest potential.

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1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818
United States

Captioned Telephone, or CapTel, service allows for a natural conversation flow — you speak directly to the other party and then listen while reading captions of what's said to you. As the other party speaks, captions of what they say appear nearly simultaneously on the bright, built-in display screen of the CapTel phone.

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4192 South Riverboat Road, Ste 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
United States

Sorenson Video Relay Service (VRS) is a free service for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community that enables anyone to conduct video relay calls with family, friends, or business associates through a certified ASL interpreter via a high-speed Internet connection and a video relay solution (or VRS call option).

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595 Menlo Drive
Rocklin, CA 95765
United States

Purple VRS provides a new communication tool that allows the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community to communicate effectively and naturally with the hearing world through American Sign Language (ASL). Purple uses the Internet to provide an audio/video link to a qualified, certified Video Interpreter (VI) who interprets between the visual language of ASL and the auditory language of a hearing person.