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iCanConnect, the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), provides free access to distance communication technologies to people with significant combined hearing and vision loss who meet federal income guidelines.

iCanConnect provides distance communication technology, including smartphones, computers, software and braille readers, as well as training and support

If you have combined vision and hearing loss, you may be eligible to receive free communications equipment. Learn if you qualify by filling out the form below.

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For more information about the NDBEDP, including the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) consumer guide and eligibility rules, go to www.fcc.gov/NDBEDP.

For information on eligibility, or to file an informal complaint with the FCC, visit www.fcc.gov/guides/national-deaf-blind-equipment-distribution-program.

Downloadable iCanConnect Brochure:
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