Deaf Blind EDP Program

Don’t let vision and hearing loss stop you from being connected.

Sending messages or talking on the phone can be a challenge for those with combined vision and hearing loss. The iCanConnect program can help with FREE telecommunication equipment and training.

Getting Started Is Easy

If you have significant combined vision and hearing loss and meet federal income guidelines as shown below, you are eligible for the program.

Number of persons in family/householdHousehold income
1$47,520
2$64,080
3$80,640
4$97,200
5$113,760
6$130,320
7$146,920
8$163,560
For each additional person, add$16,640
  • Identify a professional (teacher, doctor, speech pathologist, etc.) who has direct knowledge of your vision and hearing and who can attest to your condition in writing.
  • Submit your application and a representative will schedule an assessment to determine the best equipment for your needs.

Call 605-773-4547 to learn more or to apply. You can also find an application form here.  Download

Find the right equipment.

Click here for an overview of the types of communication tools this program can provide. Once you’re approved, we’ll help you find what’s right for you.

Katie Gran, CRC
Program Specialist
Department of Human Services
811 E 10th St Dept 21
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Email: Katie Gran
(605) 367-4657