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A person who is deaf-blind can make phone calls using Telebraille equipment. Relay users with impaired vision often use special TTYs equipped with Telebraille. AT&T has a toll free number specifically designed for Telebraille users.

Once you have accessed the Telebraille number - 1-800-855-2883 - you will be connected to communications assistants who are familiar with deaf-blind users and trained to provide unique and effective solutions to your calling needs.

ECAC Parent Center/NC Deaf-Blind Project   A project of Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC), in collaboration with the NC Department of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division and East Carolina University, the NC Deaf-Blind Project provides a variety of free support and services designed to meet the needs of families with children from birth to 22 who have deaf-blindness and their educators.

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults The Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) is a national rehabilitation program serving youth and adults who are deaf-blind.

National Center on Deaf-Blindness A national technical assistance center funded by the US Department of Education, NCDB works to improve the quality of life for children who are deaf-blind and their families.

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is a nonprofit, volunteer-based family association. NFADB assists individuals who are deaf-blind and their families.

Public Schools of NC/ Disability Resources/ Deaf-Blind Resources from the Public Schools of North Carolina Deaf-Blind Project provide technical assistance to children and youth with deaf-blindness from birth through 21 years of age and to their families and service providers. Technical assistance may include in-home consultation, school consultation, family support, networking, in-service trainings, weekend retreats, summer institutes, a statewide advisory program, referrals to other agencies, and community resources. Services may be requested by families of children and youth with deaf-blindness, school personnel, and agencies providing services to children and youth with deaf-blindness.

American Council of the Blind ACM is a national advocacy organization that provides opportunities for the visually impaired as well as support services to families. ACB also collaborates with Vision Rehabilitation Service providers. 

American Foundation for the Blind This is an information and support resource for families and businesses. It produces a guide to accessibility products and a connection to publications and e-Learning courses. AFB strives to continue the mission of Helen Keller, who championed the rights of individuals with disabilities during her 44 years at AFB.

American Printing House for the Blind Inc. This is a nonprofit organization that creates educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind or visually-impaired.

Governor Morehead School for the Blind This school's mission is "to educate, advocate, and provide resources for all NC students with visual impairment, their families, and the professionals who serve them."

Industries of the Blind This Greensboro organization provides opportunities for employment and personal development for people who are blind or visually impaired so they can achieve greater independence.

NC Department of Health and Human Services The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is a state government agency responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. DHHS provides human services for special populations including individuals who are deaf, blind, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, and economically disadvantaged.  

 

 

Last updated: 4/24/2014 10:07:39 AM