Deaf or Hard of Hearing Placard

 


Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Placards

Last Updated; January 10, 2023

The Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened is providing placards to individuals with hearing loss! This placard is free, laminated and can be placed on your sun visor in your vehicle. To get your placard apply below and provide proof of your hearing loss.

Please complete the enclosed application and mail, fax or scan to Email address below to the Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened along with proof of hearing loss/deafness:
150 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0150
FAX: 207-287-5292
E-mail: Nancy.A.Winter@maine.gov

Proof of hearing loss/deafness may include any one of the following:

  • A copy of an audiogram signed by a licensed professional.

  • A copy of a diploma from a School for the Deaf.

  • A signature from a physician, otolaryngologist (ENT) or audiologist on the application form.

  • Proof on file from inclusion in another program such as:

    -The Telecommunications Equipment Program (TEP) from the Disability Rights Maine-Deaf Services (DRM);

    -The 70% rate reduction for long distance calls within the state of Maine (intrastate) for D/deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech-impaired persons who rely on specialized equipment for residential phone communications.

    -ID Card from the Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened

Division for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing & Late-Deafened Placard