Whether hearing loss is new for you, or you've been dealing with it for many years, we hope the resources below will help you find solutions to your challenges and educational information that will help you have a better understanding of hearing loss and how to live a fuller life.
Have a Landline Phone?
If you're having trouble hearing on your landline phone, you may be eligible to receive an amplified or specialized telephone at No Cost!
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc (FTRI) is a statewide non profit organization that provides special telephones for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind, and Speech Impaired Floridians. If you experience frustration using the phone, FTRI may have your solution!
Who is Eligible?
- Must be a permanent Florida Resident.
- Must be over age 3.
- Must be certified as being Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind or Speech Impaired.
How do I receive a telephone at No Cost?
Click here to request an application from FTRI. Then, bring your completed application to our office to be reviewed and signed by Dr. Tanner.
Answer the Phone with Confidence...
A revolutionary new telephone that empowers you to communicate more confidently. It can work in almost any home that has a high-speed internet connection, a phone connection, and electricity.
Best yet, it is provided at NO COST to the individual.
Can't Hear on the Phone? Read captions of everything they say...
CapTel works just like any other phone, except shows you the caption of their conversation using a free captioning service.
- No Cost Captioning Service
- Free Installation Support
- Easy to Use
- 24/7 Help Line
- Variety of Phones
No Cost Service for Home and Mobile Calling
With ClearCaptions, you can hear and SEE every word. This no-cost* service includes:
- Call captioning for home or mobile
- In-home captioning phone
- App for mobile devices
- Installation and support
* No cost for qualified users through a federally-funded program.