Disability Services
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH)
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This program helps you live on your own with hearing loss or find help for someone else.  Services can include:

  • Someone who keeps a record of your care 
  • Help understanding laws about disability rights
  • People who can translate English to sign language 
  • Sign language classes
  • Permission to borrow equipment to help you hear 
  • Recommendations to find outside help
  • Help with buying the best hearing equipment

How do I get help?

To get help, please contact the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Visit their website, or call 800-882-1155. 

If you have a videophone with a camera and a screen, you can call 617-326-7546.

If you use a teletypewriter, or TTY, you can call 800-530-7570. A teletypewriter is a machine you connect to your telephone. It lets you type a message to an operator, who will read it to the person you are calling.

Frequently Asked Questions

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