Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2019

iCanConnect - Texas

Mission Road Developmental Center (MRDC)
4630 Hamilton Wolfe RD
San Antonio, TX 78229

TEL: 210-929-1335

FAX: 210-615-3989
Program Website

Benefits Summary

Equipment and devices to low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (hearing and vision loss) to enable them to access and effectively use telecommunications (e.g. telephones) and advanced communications (internet etc.). This federal/state program is also known as the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program.


Telephones (including wireless phones); interoperable video conferencing services; access to the Internet; etc. Equipment may be hardware, software, applications, etc. Installation and training may be provided. TX has designated MRDC as the equipment provider.

Eligibility Guidelines

Resident of this state; have a combined vision and hearing loss that causes extreme difficulty in attaining independence in daily life activities or working; household income equal to or less than 400% of the FPL. See web site for details.

How to apply

Download application form by selecting your state on the iCanConnect web site and mail to address above. Verification is required for hearing/vision loss and income. For assistance with the application, contact location above which provides the equipment for this state. For general program questions, call Marcia Brooks, Perkins School for Blind, 617-972-7724.