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Welcome to ACDHH


iPad Pilot Project 

ACDHH/AzTEDP is conducting an iPad Pilot Program to better serve the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, Speech Challenged, or Hard of Hearing AZ residents. Interested parties can E-mail or call 602-542-3365 or 1-866-223-3412 to find out more. See the flyer here.

ACDHH is conducting a parent survey for 2014 - Please go to the following link to complete this survey to better inform us of you and your child's needs. The survey is offered in both English and American Sign Language - check back for the addition of Spanish. ACDHH Parent Survey 2014

 ACDHH was established in 1977 to improve the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing residents. 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 is to ensure, in partnership with the public and private sectors, accessibility for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind, persons with speech difficulties, and their families to improve their quality of life.

    Why does Arizona need ACDHH?

  • Three out of 1000 newborns are diagnosed with hearing loss
  • One out of 10 people experience hearing loss during their life
  • One out of three senior citizens have hearing loss
  • There are more than 700,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals throughout the state


Meeting Dates and Locations|   List of Licensed Interpreters  |   Free Telephone Program (

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    Interpreter Licensure

    Arizona sign language interpreters are required to be licensed through ACDHH.

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    Service for the Hard of Hearing

    Services and information for residents experiencing hearing loss.

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    Empowering the Deaf

    Informing the Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals about their rights and the laws and programs available to support those rights.

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