Protecting the right for Americans with hearing loss to access the technology they need to communicate.

The Clear2Connect Coalition is a group of organizations from across the U.S. working together to protect the right for Americans with hearing loss to use their residual hearing to communicate via Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), also known as captioned telephone service.

Interested in using captioned telephone service? 

Our Members

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) logo
Blind Veterans Association logo
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) logo
Paralyzed Veterans of America logo
Vets First logo
World Institute of Disability logo

News & Updates

The Importance of Captioned Telephone Service

By: Robert Eugene Richardson On November 11, we as a nation will celebrate Veterans Day. As we honor those who have served our country this year, let us also recognize that this year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark...

NAPS: Helping People With Hearing Loss Connect

If you or someone you care about is among the 48 million Americans who experience hearing loss, here’s some news for you.   Access to communication is especially vital during national emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left many Americans...