Deaf/Hearing Impairments – Deaf Services

Deaf/Hearing Impairments – Deaf Services

Deaf/Hearing Impairments – Deaf Services


Deaf Action Center

DAC serves the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in Texas. Deaf Action Center is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, and proud to be recognized as a national and international benchmark service provider. For more than 30 years, Deaf Action Center has empowered and equipped individuals of all ages throughout North Texas. With offices in Dallas and Fort Worth, we provide a comprehensive range of programs that combine commitment, caring, and communication to help create personal, social, and professional growth and success.

3110 Cedar Plaza Lane
Dallas, TX 75235

Phone: (214) 521-0407
Videophone: (214) 377-1898



This list is provided by Metrocrest  Services as a representation of service providers.  It is not meant to be a complete list nor is it meant to be an endorsement of any of the services.  Inclusion/removal from the list is at the discretion of Metrocrest Services.


Name & Address


Contact & Phone


Hours & Fees




Assistive Devices Center
UTD Callier Center
1966 Inwood
Dallas TX 75235-7298


214-905-3037 (V/TTY)
voice mail service after 4th ring

Amanda Labue,  Coordinator

Mondays:  1:00-5:00 pm only


Schedule changes every semester.  Current schedule (June 2011) is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:00 – 4:30 pm. Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free.  Call for appt.


Provides free demonstrations and provides information on many assistive devices.
Vendors for state telephone programs.


Audiological Services
Easter Seal –North Texas
4443 N. Josey Lane
Carrollton    75010


972-394-8900  or
972-939-3909 for Info.

Mary Slater, Audiologist
Ext. 2015


M-Fri  – Hours: 8:00 – 6:00
Fees: Usually lower than private practice.
Audiology:  Wed. only
Medicare & Medicaid – yes


Audiological exams, dispensing hearing aids for adults.


Audibel  Hearing Aid Center
3401 W. Airport Freeway
Irving, TX 75062



Steve McCormick


Monday – Thurs.
7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Free hearing tests to all


Sell and repair hearing aids.  Sells batteries.  Assists w/listening devices and TV ears.  Involved w/State Program for Hearing Impaired.
$250 with 6 month warrant or $275 with 1 year warrent

Callier Center for Communication Disorders
UT/Dallas-Hearing & Speech Clinic
1966 Inwood
Dallas 75235-7298

8 am – 5:00 pm

Note:  Hours may change every semester


Fees: Sliding scale. Medicare/Medicaid maybe.


Diagnosis of hearing loss, Hearing aid evaluation and Auditory training.  Assistive device center – demonstrates and provides info on devices.


The Communication and Learning Program-UTD
811 Synergy Park Blvd
Richardson, TX  75080


972-883-3655 or

Fees: varies by semester.  Fall & Spring $250, Summer $150
Can begin therapy any time w/prorated fee
Thorough assessment of speech, language, and cognitive skills.  Individual and group therapies $50-$75.

Deaf Action Center
3115 Crestview Drive
Dallas TX 75235-8599



214-521-0407 (V/TTY)
Fax: 214-521-3658

Esther Kelly, Hard of Hearing Specialist


No fee for information
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm


Info on all kinds of assistive devices for hearing and vision impaired, and any and all new technology.

I&R, advocacy, community education, sign language skills, workshops & seminars, support groups, individual assistance.


Input Hearing
4801 Spring Valley Rd.
Suite 407
F.Branch, TX  75244
(Southwest corner of Midway & LBJ)




John Gehm


Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm



Sales and Service of  hearing aids.  Provide “free” hearing tests, unless buying elsewhere or for work purposes.



Dept. Of Comm.  Sciences
& Disorders
Texas Women’s University
MCL #708
P.O. Box 425737
Denton, TX 76204-5737


940-898-2285 – Clinic

Erica Armstrong
Bilingual staff



Spring & Fall sessions
Hours vary.


Speech  evaluation – $75
Hearing evaluation – $75
50 minute speech session – $25/session


Department of Assistative and Rehabilitative Services
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services –STAP ( Special Telecommunication Assistance Program)
P. O. Box 12904
Austin, TX 78711


Specialized Telecommunications Devices Assistance Program –
Deaf Action Center
214-521-0407 (V/TTY)


Must live in Texas

For application write to:
3115 Crestview Drive
Dallas, TX  75235


Will provide specialized telephone equipment for Texas residents with hearing loss/speech impairment and other disabilities.

Voucher form to be completed.

Relay Texas Service for the Deaf -State of Texas

For info call: 1-512-354-2072
Customer Service:


University funding.777


Operator will relay the call to person with TTY

Just dial 711

NOTE:  Starkey Foundation provides hearing aids to very low income individuals who have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.  Please call to discuss eligibility; fee is $125 per hearing aid.  1-800-328-8602 – ask Receptionist for the “Hear Now” program.