Emergency Preparedness Awareness Month
The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing has been committed to improving the quality of life for the Deaf for over 35 years! Services span across all facets such as sharing Deaf-related resources, advocating for one’s communication needs, training both private and public service providers, and providing consultation on community needs.
Hard of Hearing
Hard of Hearing Services
Hard of Hearing Resources
AZ Relay Service
Hard of Hearing people have difficulty hearing sound and understanding speech. Phone conversations can be a challenge. Personal conversations can be fraught with misunderstanding. Fortunately, the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing is here to help.
Statewide SSP Program
SSP Services Application
ACDHH provides DeafBlind and Combined Vision and Hearing Loss (CVHL) consumers with supports to empower, promote independence, and access to community while working other agencies and organizations to increase and expand opportunities to improve the quality of life for people with combined vision and hearing loss.
Early Identification and Intervention
Navigating Systems of Care
Communicating With Your Child
Community Support Programs
Assistive Technology / Accomodations
ACDHH is a central resource and support for children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind and their families. ACDHH Family and Youth Services work with various organizations and systems throughout the state to ensure that families have access to eligible services through system navigation and connection to community resources towards raising successful Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind Children.
List of Licensed Interpreters
File a Complaint
Find an Interpreter
The State of Arizona wants to make sure the Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals are receiving Quality access to communication. That's why Arizona Sign Language Interpreters are now required to be licensed through the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing.
A free service that provides telephone equipment such as amplified volume control telephones, TTY units, captioned telephones, and more...
News & Updates
Arizona Relay Service (AZRS) is a public service that makes communication by telephone easy and accessible for people who are deaf...
Speech to Speech
Relay Conference Captioning (RCC)
About the Commission
Location and Contact
Customer Service Survey
An energetic and innovative team, ACDHH is a national leader in the provision of communication access, support services, and community empowerment throughout the Grand Canyon State.
Voting in Arizona
There are so many ways you can get involved with your community. One of the most important ways you can do this is by voting in local and national elections.
Northern Arizona University joins project to bring free hearing healthcare to uninsured Arizonans
Addressing health inequalities in Arizona with hearing-based project
Hearing aids can help slow cognitive decline in older adults, NIH study confirms
Walgreens Hearing Aids: Are They Worth It?
988 suicide and crisis lifeline adds American Sign Language resources
Goodyear executive leaves a legacy of empowerment for deaf residents
Recognizing Excellence: The 2023 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards
Goodyear resident earns Gabe Zimmerman Civic Leader Award (West Valley View)
Goodyear resident earns Gabe Zimmerman Civic Leader Award
Goodyear resident honored for deaf and hard-of-hearing advocacy
Collins: Resources, support for seniors with hearing loss
ACDHH Announces Statewide Survey to Determine Needs of the Aging Community Who Are Deaf or Have Hearing Loss
Support the deaf and hard of hearing community during Deaf History Month
Historic Oscar win for Mesa's Troy Kotsur opens doors for deaf stories
Arizona prison reform policies ought to include considerations for those who are deaf, hard of hearing, advocates say
CLEAN ELECTIONS COMPLETES VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FOR GENERAL ELECTION COMPLETED ASL EDITION OF THE VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE PUBLISHED TO COINCIDE WITH START OF EARLY VOTING
State organization helps bridge gap for those with hearing loss
ACDHH News Release: Carmen Green Smith Selected for Unsung Heroes Award
Mesa native Troy Kotsur to perform national anthem in sign language at the Super Bowl
Improvements urged to protect vulnerable adults
Arizona advocates have mixed response to over-the-counter hearing aids
Over-the-counter hearing aids are coming — and lots of people could benefit
Panel aims to protect vulnerable adults
Mesa man Troy Kotsur wins best supporting actor Oscar for his role in “CODA"
Valley Deaf community pushes for more access to communication
Two organizations are teaming up to provide free hearing aids to those who can’t afford them
Encouraging Employers to Hire Deaf, Hard of Hearing Candidates this Winter
How sign language interpreters are vital to the fight against COVID-19
Arizona advocates for the deaf are seeking clear, protective face masks
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protecting Silent Communication
Evolving Challenges For The Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community During a Pandemic
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