I wear a hearing aid.


I want to be an interpreter.


I have hearing loss.

What's next?

Who is ACDHH?

Established in 1977, ACDHH serves as a statewide information referral center for issues related to people with hearing loss.

ACDHH aspires to be a national leader in communication access, support services and community empowerment throughout the state. Our mission, in partnership with the public and private sectors is to ensure accessibility and improve quality of life for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind, persons with speech difficulties, and their families.

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Mobile Phone  AzTEDP

The Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program is a Free service that provides telephone equipment such as volume control telephones, TTY's and signaling/flashing devices to Arizona residents who are also legal residents of the United States of America who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-blind or Speech-impaired. This is not an income-based program.

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Chat  AzRelay 7-1-1

Arizona Relay Service (AZRS) is a public service provided by the State of Arizona and administered by the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH). AZRS makes communication by telephone easy, accessible, reliable and convenient for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or having difficulty speaking.

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Stakeholders now have the opportunity to view the Interpreter Licensure rules draft and offer feedback until Mar. 13th. Click here for more information. Click here for the rules draft.






Community View vblog

Nancy Otte, is a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing who is herself an oral Deaf person.  Her mission has been for all Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and hearing people to understand and respect each other, giving freedom for all to be and do whatever works best for the individual, whether signing, speaking, using hearing aids/cochlear implants or not, whether being in a specialized school for the Deaf or attending mainstream schools.


Zika Virus Health Alert

There are many concerns about the Zika Virus in the United States. DeafHealth has created the Zika virus video in ASL (captions and voiceover are available if you turn them on).  This video gives an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment for this virus.

NAD2016 Postcard

For more event info click here

For info in Spanish click here


ACDHH Public Service Announcement

There are a lot of misunderstandings when it comes to the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing. Learn the facts and get support.



The Governor is accepting applications for three Deaf Representatives.

There are four board meetings per year; three in Phoenix and one in Tucson or an outlying area.

Apply online.  Send a copy of your application to the email below and we will follow up to ensure the Governor’s office has received your electronic submission. If you have questions, please contact Danielle Smith at d.smith@acdhh.az.gov

Executive Director, Sherri Collins Welcomes You

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Welcome to the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing’s redesigned website.  Check us out! 

Video Gallery

Family BBQ

What's next for my family?

ACDHH is constantly updating the information available to parents and family members of the community.

Family and Youth Resources

What's next in my community?

ASL AZ Total Immersion

Scottsdale, AZ
more information

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NAD - Official Site

NAD - Official Site @NAD1880


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Check out this helpful guide as you contemplate purchasing #hearingaids. consumerreports.org/cro/hearing-ai….