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Deaf and Hard of Hearing
What are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services? The Office of Deaf and ... Assistance Program helps people who have a disability that interferes with their access to telephone ...

Deaf and Hard of Hearing FAQs
... . Population Demographics/Statistics How many deaf and hard of hearing people are there in Texas? No census ... Survey, 2005, (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ... who have a vocational handicap to employment due to their disability. Please be aware that not all persons with a ...

Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP)
... Assistance Program (STAP) helps people who have a disability that interferes with their access to telephone ... networks purchase basic specialized assistive equipment or services. STAP typically covers the cost of most phones ... device? For example an individual who is certified as deaf gets a TTY, then is certified as hard of hearing (due to ...

Form 3906, Application for Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP)
... three months of the date that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) receives the application. Step 3—Meet the disability requirements You must meet the minimum disability ... to the extent necessary to use a standard telephone. Deaf —Unaided severe-to-profound hearing loss resulting in ...

Form 3907, Application for Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP) Speech Generating Devices
... three months of the date that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) receives the application. Step 3—Meet the disability requirements You must meet the minimum disability ... to the extent necessary to use a standard telephone. Deaf —Unaided severe-to-profound hearing loss resulting in ...

Form 3926, Change of Disability
... a specialized device for telephone access after Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) staff members determine that a supplemental ...

5.3.2 Persons Authorized to Certify Disability
... the applicant must obtain certification as a person with a disability that impairs the ability to effectively access the ... Social worker; or State-certified education teacher: deaf or hard of hearing; visually impaired; or speech ... by the specialized telecommunications equipment or services requested on the application. An authorized ...

Services & Providers A-Z
Download a PDF listing our services and providers . Services Aging Age Well Live Well Aging and Disability Resource Centers Blindness Education, Screening ... and Treatment Program Complaint and Incident Intake Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Guardianship Health and ...

5.3.1 Requirements for Eligibility
... a resident of Texas; be certified, by an HHSC Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS)-authorized person, as having a disability that interferes with the ability to effectively ...

5.2 Definitions
... access to the telephone network for a person whose disability impairs his or her ability to access the telephone ... Basic specialized telecommunications service A service or services that work together as one service, determined by ... that meets the same need. DHHS The HHSC Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. Entity Any individual ...

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