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State & Local Disability Services

All phone numbers are area code (910) unless otherwise noted

 

American Council of the Blind .................... 1-800-424-8666
http://www.acb.org/
National information, referral, and consumer advocacy group.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth)
Telecommunications Center for Customers with Disabilities.................... 1-800-855-4000
North Carolina Telecommunications Relay Service.................... 7-1-1
Relay NC.................... 1-800-735-8262
TTY/TTD.................... 1-800-676-3777 or 1-800-735-2962
AT&T Special Needs http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=10190
Billing inquiries, to apply for reduced rates on long-distance calls carried by AT&T (for people whose disability requires use of a text telephone), to request a copy of the text telephone (TTY) directory, and other services for customers with disabilities. Some long-distance companies offer special rates, free services, or special equipment for people with disabilities; call your long-distance company to inquire.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth)
Operator Assistance and Directory Assistance TTY (for deaf only).................... 1-800-855-1155
http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=10210
There is a charge for these services. Call your long-distance company for information about how to apply for free long-distance TTY Directory Assistance.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth) TTY Directory.................... 1-800-982-2891
TTY (for deaf only).................... 1-800-251-5325
Directory of TTY (teletype and text telephone) residential and business numbers for nine-state Southeastern U.S. region.

Department of Motor Vehicles.................... 350-2005 (North) or 251-5747 (South)
(North): DMV Building, US 17N, One Station Road, 28405
(South): 2390 B-5 Carolina Beach Road, 28401
Form (.pdf): http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/vehicle_services/licenseplates/handicapped.html
To apply for a handicapped license or placard, print form for physician to complete. Call for information on application process and costs.

EMERGENCY (Voice and TTY).................... 911

Public Safety Communications Center Website http://www.dane911.com/

New Hanover County Aging Department http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/AGNG/Pages/DeptInfo.aspx

North Carolina Division of Aging http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/aging/

Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing - Wilmington Regional Resource Center.................... 1-800-205-9915 or TTY 1-800-205-9916
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/rrc/wilmington/wilmington.htm

North Carolina ADA Leadership Network
http://www.sedbtac.org/ada/se_region/se_regionTemplate.cfm?st=NC
Resource Center on the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)

Relay North Carolina
http://www.relaync.com/
Relay North Carolina is a free service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled.

New Hanover County Public Library.................... 256-5374
There are five libraries in the NHCPL system. The Main Library and the Law Library are in downtown Wilmington. The Northeast Branch Library is in the Landfall Shopping Center on Military Cutoff. The Myrtle Grove Library is on South College Road across from the new Wal-Mart. The Carolina Beach Library is on Cape Fear Blvd - one block west of Highway 421. Hours vary by location.
http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/LIBR/Pages/Home.aspx

Adult Library Outreach for the Handicapped and Aged (ALOHA):
http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/LIBR/Pages/ALOHA.aspx Call 798-6310 for more information.
Books in LARGE PRINT or regular print; books and music on audiotape or CD; and movies on video and DVD. Some are close captioned for the hearing impaired, others are described for the visually impaired.

North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.................... 1-888-388-2460
1811 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27635
http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/
Online Catalog - http://www.klas.com/talkingbooks/nc

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