Idaho-National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program will ensure that low-income individuals who have combined hearing and vision loss can access telephone, advanced communications and information services. This program was mandated by the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 and established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

The Idaho-National Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution Program is a collaborative effort between the:

  • Idaho Assistive Technology Project
  • Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Idaho Commission on Aging
  • Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Idaho Education Services for the Deaf and the Blind
  • Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness
  • National Helen Keller Center
  • University of Idaho Center for Disabilities and Human Development