Communication Access

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GA
United States

Georgia Relay is a FREE public service provided by the State of Georgia to make communicating by telephone easy, accessible and reliable for everyone, including people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Georgia Relay allows users to stay connected through a variety of services.

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NC
United States

The Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing works to ensure that all Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind North Carolinians have the ability to communicate their needs and to receive information easily and effectively in all aspects of their lives, especially their health and well-being.

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OR
United States

Sending an email or chatting on the phone can be a challenge for people with both significant vision and hearing loss. iCanConnect provides free equipment including smartphones, tablets, computers, screen readers, braille displays, and more to people who meet federal disability and income guidelines.

Each person receives an individual assessment to determine the best equipment solutions.

iCanConnect serves people from a wide range of backgrounds, including older people who have lost vision and hearing later in life, and people with Usher and CHARGE Syndromes.

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Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
555 South Kansas Avenue
3rd Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
United States

For the past 40 years, KCDHH has worked with agencies and organizations throughout Kansas to assure availability and coordination of services, including communication access and resources related to hearing loss.  Additional services include advocacy, public education and policy guidance.