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ICanConnect

Organization Name: ICC
Description: The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) supports local programs that distribute 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. This support was mandated by the Twenty- First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) and is provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Disabilities Served: Serving deaf-blind, significant vision, and significant hearing loss individuals ranging from ages 9-99 (younger ages with assessment and FCC approval)
Eligibility Criteria: Low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (or dual vision and hearing loss) are eligible to receive equipment and training provided through the NDBEDP. Applicants must provide verification of their status as low-income and deaf-blind
Areas served: All of Minnesota
Assistive Technology Assistance Available:
  • Information Referral
  • AT Evaluation
  • AT Funding
  • Other Training
Financial Assistance Available:
  • Financial Assistance
  • Direct Payments

Contact Information
Website: icanconnect.org
Email: heather.icanconnect@gmail.com
Address: PO Box 17392, Minneapolis, MN 55417-9998
Telephone: (612) 990-3834 (MN Relay 711 or 800-627-3529)
Fax: (1 866) 844-4689
SocialMedia: Facebook: @icanconnect.org Twitter: @iCanConnect1

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STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671


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