Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Deafness

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by national first then alphabetically by state.

83 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Deafness.

Also look for Camps and Scholarships for Deafness

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Hearing/Ear - All,  Chronic, Serious or Life Threatening Illnesses,  Hearing Loss,  

Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
4 Paws for Ability Provides quality service dogs with children with disabilities and veterans who have lost use of limbs or hearing. Service Animals National
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf - Parent-Infant Financial Aid Program Provides financial assistance for spoken language education to families of infants diagnosed with a moderate to profound hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Testing/Screening; Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs National
ICanConnect - National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program Program provides free equipment to individuals with a documented diagnosis of significant hearing loss or a combination of vision and hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management National
National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) Program distributes equipment to the Deaf, Deaf-Blind & Hard of Hearing community. Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics National
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) Program provides service dogs to children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities, autism or other developmental disabilities, PTSD and who are deaf or suffer severe hearing loss. Service Animals National
Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired Provides financial assistance to individuals who have hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Financial Assistance National
Travelers Protective Association (TPA) - Hearing Trust Provides grants for specific needs to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, or the families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Financial Assistance National
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Birmingham Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, Walker
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Dothan Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Huntsville Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Mobile Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Baldwin, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Montgomery Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Autauga, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Crenshaw, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Tallapoosa, Wilcox
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Shoals Regional Center Program provides adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, Morgan, Winston Counties
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Talladega Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Etowah, Randolph, St. Clair, Talladega
Alabama Telecommunications Access Program (ATAP) - Tuscaloosa Regional Center Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Alabama - Counties: Bibb, Choctaw, Fayette, Greene, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Hale
Alaska Telecommunications Equipment and Tablet Distribution Program (TEDP) Provides telecommunication devices for residents who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have a speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics Alaska
Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATLA) - Alaska Can Connect Program Program provides communications technology free of charge to low-income people of all ages who have combined vision and hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Alaska
Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (AzTEDP) Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with a hearing loss or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Arizona
Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) Program loans telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss, visual impairment or speech impairment. Equipment Loan Program Arkansas
Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program Provides financial assistance to California residents who use the services of a trained guide, signal, or service dog. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Other California
Dogs for better Lives - Hearing Dogs Program Program provides hearing dogs to qualified individuals suffering from hearing loss. Service Animals California
Ear of the Lion Foundation Provides hearing aids and other assistance to California and Nevada residents who have hearing loss. Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses; Medical Services California
Operation Freedom Paws Provides service dogs to veterans and others with disabilities. Service Animals California
Resources for Independence Central Valley (RICV) - Voice Options Provides eligible Californians who are unable to speak or have difficulty speaking with a free speech-generating device. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment California - Central Valley
Colorado Communications Technology Program (CTP) Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Colorado
Connecticut Tech Act Project - Access Through Technology Program provides equipment needed to make telecommunications, advanced communications, and the Internet accessible to low-income individuals who have both significant vision loss and significant hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics Connecticut
Dorothy Ames Trust Fund Provides financial assistance for hearing aids and auditory trainers for children who are deaf. Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Connecticut
Mental Health Connecticut - Mental Health America Affiliate (MHA) Provides services for those facing mental health needs focusing on those with financial need, veterans, and homelessness. Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Mental Health Services/Expenses; Training/Instruction Connecticut
Relay Connecticut Service Program loans telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Connecticut
Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI) - AT Exchange Easily-accessed system that connects people wanting to acquire AT to people wishing to give up AT they own but no longer need Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Delaware
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with a medical disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Florida
Georgia Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing--Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Provides telecommunications equipment to residents who have hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Georgia
Amplified Telephone & Caption Phone Program Program provides telecommunications equipment and demonstrations to qualified individuals free of charge. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Illinois - Chicago metro area
Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) Program provides communication access, hearing and assistive technologies and support to individuals who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Medical Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management Illinois - Chicago
Illinois Assistive Technology Program - Device Loan Program Program loans assistive technology devices to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Illinois
Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation (ITAC) Provides telecommunications equipment to individuals who have hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Illinois
Indiana State Department of Health - Children's Special Health Care Services Provides financial assistance for treatment to families with a child who has a serious medical condition. Dental/Orthodontic Services; Durable Medical Equipment; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Testing/Screening; Treatments and Procedures Indiana
Telecommunications Access Iowa (TAI) Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Iowa
Kansas Equipment Exchange (KEE) Program Provides refurbished assistive technology devices to residents with disabilities. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics Kansas
Kansas Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) Provides telecommunication equipment to residents with hearing loss, visual impairment or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Kansas
Kentucky Telecommunications Access Program (KTAP) Program provides telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Kentucky
Communication Access Services (CAS) at ABL Program provides services to the Deaf, Deaf-Blind & Hard of Hearing community in Lafayette and the surrounding areas, with tools that empower their rights to equal communications access. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Louisiana - Lafayette and the surrounding areas
Disability Rights Maine - Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Program provides equipment to low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (have combined hearing and vision
loss) to enable access to telephone, advanced communications, and information services.
Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Maine
Disability Rights Maine - Telecommunications Equipment Program Program assist low-income residents, and most clients pay nothing for the phone equipment they need. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Maine
Howard & Espa Michaud Charitable Trust Fund Provides financial assistance to children with hearing loss. Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses; Other; Treatments and Procedures Maine - Aroostook County
Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) Program provides telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Maryland
Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP) - Assistive Technology Loan Program Provides low-cost financial loans for assistive technology devices. Financial Loans Maryland
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) - Independent Living Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Provides assistive technology devices to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Massachusetts
Massachusetts Equipment Distribution Program (MassEDP) Provides adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or visual impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Massachusetts
Can Do Canines - Hearing Assist Dogs Provides service animals to individuals with hearing loss. Service Animals Minnesota
Minnesota Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program Loans telecommunications devices to residents with hearing loss or speech impairment. Equipment Loan Program Minnesota
Missouri Assistive Technology - I CanConnect Provides equipment for communication needs for individuals with both hearing and vision loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Missouri
Missouri Assistive Technology - Telecommunications Access Program Provides adaptive technology devices to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Missouri
Montana Telecommunications Access Program (MTAP) Provides assistive technology devices to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Montana
Lions Hearing Aid Bank Provides refurbished monaural or binaural BTE hearing aids to individuals 19-64 years of age. Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses Nebraska
Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program (NSTEP) Program provides telecommunications equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Financial Assistance Nebraska
State of New Mexico Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (TEDP) Program loans telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program New Mexico
New Hampshire Telecommunication Equipment Assistance Program (NH-TEAP) Program provides specialized telephone equipment for people with disabilities such as vision loss, hearing loss or challenges to speech or mobility. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment New Hampshire
Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo, Inc. - Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund Provides hearing aids for residents with hearing loss. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses; Testing/Screening New York - Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - Deaf and the Hard of Hearing Services Provides hearing aids and adaptive telephones to individuals with hearing loss, as well as other services. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses North Carolina
North Dakota Assistive - iCanConnect: Deaf-Blind Service Provides people with both significant vision and hearing loss with free equipment and training. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics North Dakota
North Dakota Assistive - Specialized Phone Program Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment North Dakota
YogaReach - Embrace Abilities Class Program provides therapeutic adaptive yoga classes to special needs individuals. Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Ohio
Central Oklahoma Association for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired (COAD-HI) Provides hearing aids, information and referral services to individuals with hearing impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; General; Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses; Other Oklahoma - Oklahoma City Area
Eyeglasses, Dentures and Hearing Aid Program (EDH) Provides eyeglasses, dentures or partials and hearing aids to eligible Choctaw tribal members. Dental/Orthodontic Services; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses Oklahoma - Choctaw Nation Area
Oklahoma ABLE Tech Programs Provides financial assistance programs for individuals in need of assistive technology devices.
Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Financial Loans; Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses Oklahoma
Oregon Telecommunication Devices Access Program (TDAP) Program loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Oregon
TechOWL Free Special Phone Program Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Pennsylvania - Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties
iCanConnect - Programa Nacional de Distribución de Equipos para Personas Sordo-Ciegos de Puerto Rico The program provides assistive equipment to individuals who are medically diagnosed as deaf-blind.
 
Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management Puerto Rico
Rhode Island Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program (ATEL) Provides adaptive telephone equipment to residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, have a speech disability, or have neuromuscular damage or disease that hinders them from using a standard telephone. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Rhode Island
Relay South Dakota - National Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution Program Provides adaptive telephone equipment to residents with hearing loss or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment South Dakota
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. - Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) Program Provides services to the deaf/hard of hearing individuals through education, training, and employment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Texas
Texas DHHS - Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP) Provides financial assistance for assistive technology devices and/or services for residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Financial Assistance Texas
Relay Utah - Telecommunications Equipment Program Loans telecommunications equipment to residents with deafness or hearing loss. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Utah
Utah Assistive Technology Foundation (UATF) - Assistive Technology Loans Program provides low-interest financial loans to purchase assistive technology devices to residents with Disabilities. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Financial Loans; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications Utah
Vermont Center for Independent Living - Vermont Equipment Distribution Program (VTEDP) Program provides adaptive telephone equipment to low income residents with a disability requiring equipment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Vermont
Lions 24B Hearing Aid Foundation Provides reconditioned hearing aids. Hearing Aids/Eye Glasses Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George Counties and the cites of Colonial Heights, Danville, Emporia, Hopewell, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Richmond.
Technology Assistance Program (TAP) - VDDHH Program provides telecommunications equipment to eligible residents with hearing loss or speech impairment. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Virginia
Telecommunication Equipment Distribution (TED) Program Program provides specialized telecommunication equipment to residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or speech disabled. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics Washington
West Virginia Telephonic Communication Device Loan Program Loans adaptive telephone equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program West Virginia
WV Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Telephonic Communication Device Loan (TCDLP) Program Program provides telecommunications equipment to residents with hearing loss and low vision. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment Loan Program West Virginia
Wisconsin Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP) Provides financial assistance for augmentative communications equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Wisconsin
Wyoming Relay/Deaf Services Provides telecommunications equipment to residents with a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment Wyoming