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ODHHS Specialists – New contracts announcement starting 09/01/2021

ODHHS Specialists – New contract announcement starting 09/01/2021

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services announces new Specialist contract awards for Fiscal Year 2022 that begin September 1st, 2021. The following vendors hold contracts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Technology Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access Specialist, and/or STAP Specialist (Telephone Assistance) services in Texas:

  • Access Vine
  • Deaf Action Center
  • Sorenson Communications, LLC
  • Southwest Hearing Aid Solutions, Inc.
  • The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center

See the attached map for the regions they will serve and which specialist programs they offer. Contact information will be updated on our website on or after September 1st, 2021. For more information, follow these links:

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access Specialists
https://dhhs.hhsc.state.tx.us/providers/contractors.asp?ptype=Access

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Technology Specialists
https://dhhs.hhsc.state.tx.us/providers/contractors.asp?ptype=TechSpec

STAP Specialists
https://dhhs.hhsc.state.tx.us/providers/contractors.asp?ptype=STAP

If people need services in areas where there are no specialists, they can reach out to our office or to a specialist in another region.

Find out how a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Technology specialist can help you:

PDF in English
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/deaf-hard-hearing-specialists.pdf
PDF in Spanish
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/deaf-hard-hearing-specialist-es.pdf

Find out how a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access Specialist can help you:

PDF in English
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/deaf-hard-hearing-access-specialist-handout-english.pdf
PDF in Spanish
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/deaf-hard-hearing-access-specialist-handout-spanish.pdf

Find out how a STAP Specialists (Telephone Assistance) can help you:

PDF in English
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/learn-about-stap.pdf
PDF in Spanish
https://www.hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/dhhs/learn-about-stap-es.pdf

To view full access via PDF/PNG: (postmarked on September 2, 2021_

  1. ODHHS Contractors List as of September 1, 2021 (PDF format)
  2. ODHHS Map Starting September 1, 2021 (PNG Format)
  3. DHHS Contractors List as of September 1, 2021 (PNG format)

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