Communication, Access, Training & Technology Services Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf Hard of Hearing

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf Hard of Hearing
Contact: Jonathan O'Dell, Director
Email Address: Jonathan.O'
Phone: 617-740-1600 xV
Alternate Phone: 800-882-1155 xV

600 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Communication, Access, Training & Technology Services


MCDHH provides public education, communication access training for agencies,assistive technology consultation and information materials, speakers and general information related to Deaf, late deafened, oral deaf and hard of hearing people, their needs and services. Bilingual staff (ASL/English) available.

The Communication Access, Training and Technology Services Department (CATTS) acts as the initial information resource for the public related to issues of deafness and hearing loss. Typical requests involve requests for information on the MCDHH services, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), state and federal laws and legislation, sign language and speech reading classes, communication access, assistive technology, programs and support services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, interpreter/CART issues, and schools and summer camps.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Equipment Loan
  • Financial Assistance
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Education
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • Deaf
  • Hard of Hearing

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Services at School
  • Services at Work
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service