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New Jersey CapTel and WebCapTel
CapTel® and WebCapTel® allow you to LISTEN to the other person and READ captions of everything that is being said during your phone conversations.

New Jersey Relay
New Jersey Relay Service is a free service provided by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU)

Access Wireless Organization
CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the wireless industry created AccessWireless.org to be your “first stop” to learn about the ever-changing world of cell phones and wireless services, and discover those that meet your specific needs.

Assistive Listening Device Locator
Find an accessibile facility

New Jersey State Agencies

NJ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH) advocates for people in New Jersey who are deaf or hard of hearing.

NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is here to help individuals with disabilities that are having trouble finding or holding a job because of their disability.

NJ Office of Civil Rights
The Division on Civil Rights (DCR) is part of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (L&PS) and is the agency responsible for investigating discrimination complaints and eradicating illegal discrimination in New Jersey.

NJ State Department of Education
Special Education Programs
Resources for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

NJ State Department of Health
Search Facilities for Audiology, Hearing Aid, and Otolaryngology

Other Organizations in New Jersey

New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council
Appointed by the Governor, the New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC), along with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and the Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, develops and submits a state plan for Centers for Independent Living (CIL), Independent Living Services, and Independent Living Programs.

The Center for Listening Disorders Research
Trouble Listening... Trouble Learning - Trouble Listening... Troubled Business - Trouble Listening... Troubled Relationships - Dysfunctional Listening Just Causes Trouble!

Accessible Theaters in New Jersey

c2(caption coalition) inc  is the pioneer of Live Performance Captioning (sm) for Hard of Hearing and Deaf patrons at live theatrical and cultural events.

NJ Theater Alliance The New Jersey Theatre Alliance is the consortium of professional, not-for-profit theatres in New Jersey. For a captioned performance click on the "OC" icon.

     NJ Theater Alliance Accessibility Calendar The New Jersey Theatre Alliance Accessibility Calendar -- Find Accessible Events

NJ Performing Arts Center Accessibility information may be found here NJPAC

Paper Mill Playhouse Accessibility information may be found here PMP

George Street Playhouse Accessibility information may be found here GSP

TDF Theater Development fund  to register to become a member of TAP to be able to order tix to captioned performances.

Movie Theaters in New Jersey showing captioned movies

Regal Movie Theaters

Organizations outside of New Jersey

Hearing Loss Association of America
The Nation's Voice for People with Hearing Loss

Hearing Access & Innovations - Helping Businesses be Heard Around the World
"Providing hearing access is about more than disability rights, it's about excellent customer service."

Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning
CCAC – What It Is, Programs, and Why You Are Invited to Become a Member Now - Captioning is the Language of the World – Captioning is Communication Access

Center for Hearing and Communications
The League for the Hard of Hearing is a private not-for-profit rehabilitation agency for infants, children and adults who are hard of hearing and deaf.

Social Security and Disability Resource Center
The website provides information on the federal government's two disability benefit programs, Title II Social Security Disability Benefits and Title 16 SSI Disability Benefits

Medicare and Hearing Coverage
Information on Medicare Hearing Coverage

FCC - Federal Communications Commission
The FCC website provides information on the many different issues and of particular interest for us would be selecting the For Consumers on the task bar

Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind
Addiction Treatment for Individuals with Disabilities: Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind

Are you prepared for emergencies?

Community Emergency Prepardness Information Network (CEPIN)
Our Web site is designed to promote awareness among emergency responders and all people with disabilities.

enableUS is a knowledge management organization with a mission to match needs with resources for the emergency management and special needs communities.

A special supplement from the Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Monthly Communicator
Relief and Recovery Assistance Information

Additional Relief and Recovery Assistance Information

Other useful resources

3 Hearing Loss Types: Effects and Common Treatments

Personal finance doesn't have to be complicated

A Guide to Downsizing for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

Nutritional Needs for Seniors

The 7 Worst Senior Exercises, and What to Do Instead

Healing After a Lifetime of Struggling with Addiction: The Senior's Guide to Reconnecting with Adult Children

NJ Human Services Partners with GetSetUp to Offer
Free Online Courses for Older Adults