You have three options to select from to get your CapTel phone:
1. To get a free CapTel phone with Certification
Per recent FCC regulations, individuals with hearing loss may receive an Internet-based CapTel phone free of charge if they complete and submit a Third Party Certification of Eligibility. The Third-Party Certification must be signed by a hearing health professional who confirms that the person applying has a hearing loss and would benefit from IP-based Captioned Telephone Service in order to communicate effectively over the phone.
Third Party Certification only applies to CapTel models that are Internet-based (CapTel 840i, CapTel 880i and CapTel 2400i)
Third Party Certification cannot be used for CapTel models that do not have an Internet connection (CapTel 840 / CapTel 800 / CapTel 200)
Professionals qualified to sign the Third Party Certification
- Doctors (with a hearing-related speciality)
- Primary Physician
- General Practice Physician
- Ear Nose Throat (ENT) Doctor
- Geriatric Practice
- Hearing Related Professionals
- Hearing Instrument Specialists
- Veteran Service Officers
Download & print the Hearing Health Professional Certification Form (lhttp://corelay.e3develop.com/sites/co_relay/files/pdfs/903-521812_captel_3rd_party_generic.pdf). Have the form signed & dated by a hearing professional as listed above
Fax the completed certification form to: 1-608-238-3008 (Fax) or send email with attachment to: Register@CapTel.com
2. Apply for a Free CapTel Phone through Colorado Equipment Distribution Program
Go to Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing website to apply: http://ccdhh.com/index.php/tedprogram/
3. OR To Purchase your phone for only $75.
Click on the link to purchase: http://www.weitbrecht.com/captel-colorado.html
Download Certification Form
CapTel shows live captions of everything your caller says during a phone call. You can listen to the caller, while also reading the captions and using your own voice. So you never miss a word!