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Family Center on Deafness

Family Center on Deafness (FCD) provides a wide variety of programs for families throughout Pinellas County. Participants come from households that include at least one individual who has significant hearing loss.

The mission of the Family Center on Deafness is to "empower Pinellas County's Deaf Community by providing opportunities to enhance communication, education and independence." Located in Largo.

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Deaf Literacy Center

The Deaf Literacy Center is a library-based literacy program for Deaf individuals and their families. We offer small group and individualized basic literacy instruction and support services in addition to traditional library and information services to the Deaf community.

The Deaf Literacy Center began as an effort to provide quality library services to a growing Deaf community in the City of Safety Harbor.

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Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida

DHHSF strives to bridge the gap between the hearing world and those that are hard of hearing. Our goal is to assist the deaf and hard of hearing with support services and equipment made available through our programs, services and distribution locations resulting in improved community understanding, opportunities and a better quality of life

To provide the highest quality of service and programs to promote empowerment, equal access, education, independence and integrity to the deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired communities.

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Florida Telecommunications Relay

We are a statewide non profit 501(c)3 organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Disabled.

FTRI offers a variety of amplified telephones to meet the need of persons with a mild, moderate, or severe hearing loss.

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Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Coordinating Council is a resource for deaf and hard of hearing Floridians who need assistance with everyday needs including employment, education and access to services.

The Coordinating Council’s technical assistance allows both public and private entities to better and more efficiently serve persons with hearing loss and their families.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

Starkey Hearing Foundation gives the gift of hearing to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. We believe hearing is a vehicle to reflect caring and to improve the lives of individuals, their families, and communities.

Starkey Hearing Foundation’s mission is to give the gift of hearing to those in need, empowering them to achieve their potential.

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Help America Hear

Help America Hear, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 to help raise awareness and provide financial assistance to those with visual and/or auditory impairments, their families, and their significant others, primarily by raising funds and providing donations to other charities and organizations that conducted research and/or provided assistance to such individuals.

Our mission is to provide hearing aids through an application process to qualifying individuals with limited financial resources who cannot obtain them on their own, as well as a scholarship to help fund the educational opportunities of those with auditory impairments.

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Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida

Through the Children's Hearing Help Fund, our services include the provision of educational and financial assistance for low to moderate-income families with minor children, from newborn to 18 years of age throughout the State of Florida.

These services also include provision for hearing evaluations, loaner hearing devices, permanent hearing devices and the ongoing maintenance and replacement of the devices, if necessary, until the child reaches 18 years of age.

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