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Assistive Technology to Enhance Communication Access for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Assistive Technology to Enhance Communication Access for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Harris Communications - Harris Communications offers a wide selection of assistive products for Deaf & Hard of Hearing for all levels of hearing loss.
Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP) - TEPP helps people with disabilities with purchasing the specialized equipment they need for distance communications. TEPP is paid for by the Universal Service Fund, which was established by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. In most cases, TEPP requires applicants to pay a $100 co-pay towards their equipment purchase. Visit the TEPP website for eligibility requirements and program information.
WISCONSIN INFANT AND CHILDREN’S STATEWIDE HEARING AID EXCHANGE SERVICE (WISHES) - The WISHES program provides hearing instruments for a six month period to newly identified deaf and hard of hearing children who are not Medicaid eligible and do not have other hearing aid insurance coverage. This purpose of the WISHES program is to assure that all children (ages 0-18 years) identified with a hearing loss have access to auditory development of the brain through high quality hearing technology soon after identification. Please direct any specific WISHES questions to Dr. Amy Hartman, WISHES director at (608) 262-6481 or WISHES@csd.wisc.edu.