iCanConnect is an FCC program that provides free distance communication equipment and training to people with combined vision and hearing loss.

iCanConnectiCanConnect, the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), 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 Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA), which authorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide funding for local programs to distribute equipment to low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (who have hearing loss and vision loss).

For more information on the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), please visit: disabilities.temple.edu/icanconnect.

The Institute on Disabilities is the certifying entity in Pennsylvania, iCanConnectPA.

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Jackie Wardle, MS, ATP
Assistive Technology Specialist

Local: 717.737.3477
TTY: 717.737.3564
Toll-Free: 800.998.4827


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