Resources for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Patients & Families 

Whether it is the patient or a family member who may be deaf or hard of hearing, Lurie Children’s strives to make our hospital as accessible as possible.

Here are some of the resources we offer to help you throughout your visit:

For general hospital questions, please contact us at TTY 312.227.0045.

About Illinois Relay Services

Illinois Relay offers telecommunications accessibility for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-disabled people through the State of Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission. This service is free as long as you have a phone line although a small surcharge may be added to make the service available.

To reach Illinois Relay, dial 7.1.1 from any phone and you will be connected. Learn more about how Illinois Relay works.