TED Program Overview

Get To Know TED

TED is the Telecommunication Equipment Distribution program. It allows those who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and or speech disabled to communicate effectively on the telephone by obtaining special equipment at no cost.

To be eligible for equipment:

  • You must be a resident of South Dakota.
  • You must have difficulty communicating on the telephone because of a hearing or speech disability.

You have an existing telephone service.

*Need a FREE phone? ASK TED. TED is the Telecommunication Equipment Distribution program in South Dakota that puts phones into the hands of those with hearing loss or speech disabilities.