California Telephone Access Program
This is a state funded program that offers a wide variety of specialized phones and accessories, many models have a combination of features such as amplification, big buttons, portable, mobile accessories, captioned and speech assist.
Captel, an acronym for captioned telephone, allows conversations to be transcribed onto a large screen attached to a phone unit. The service of transcription is free to qualifying individuals who have severe hearing difficulty. This phone is for in-home subscription use.
CaptionCall phones have a built-in scrolling screen that offers real-time conversation capability. If you have severe hearing loss, have trouble using the phone and often ask someone else to make calls, CaptionCall could be the best solution for in-home telephone use.