Helpful Links

Hearing Loss Organizations

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

Better Hearing Institute

Hear the World

National Association of the Deaf

National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders

Listen Up

Beginnings for Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc

 

Parent Information

Hearing Health Matters

Infant Hearing Loss

Language and Early Literacy

Hands and Voices

American Society for Deaf Children

Center for Hearing and Communication

Sound foundation for babies

CI Circle parent resources

Raising Deaf Kids

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM)

 

Audiology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Academy of Doctors of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

Educational Audiology Association

 

Cochlear Implant Manufacturers

Cochlear Corporation

Advanced Bionics

Med-El

 

Hearing Aid Manufacturers

Oticon

Phonak

 

Education Resources for Children with Hearing Loss

Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Early literacy ideas

Option Schools for Auditory Oral Education

Reading Rockets

 

Medical Research Organizations

Boys Town National Research Hospital

Marion Downs Hearing Center

House Ear Institute

 

For Adults and Children

United Way 211 Helpline

Basic needs, like food, utilities and health care, topped the list of requests last year, followed by rent assistance and help finding shelter.

Hear The World

Hear the World is a charitable foundation committed to improve the quality of life and promote equal opportunities for people with hearing loss globally. The foundation has a special focus on projects that support children reach their development milestones and realize their full potential in life regardless of their hearing loss. 

Healthy Hearing

Healthy Hearing provides a guide for financial help and articles about hearing aids and hearing loss.

So the World May Hear
The Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Hear Now program provides hearing aids for deaf and hard of hearing persons living in the United States. Applications are available online.

Lions International

The Lions Club provides hearing aids to people with limited finances who are legal residents of the U.S. This includes people with Green Cards.

Hearing Loss Association of America

This organization provides information about many national or regional resources for obtaining amplification.

 

For Children

Gift of Hearing Foundation

The Gift of Hearing Foundation works with the medical community to provide financial support for a select number of economically disadvantaged patients receive cochlear implants.

Let Them Hear Foundation
http://www.letthemhear.org/
Provides clinical services primarily in Palo Alto and on mission trips around the world, and consultations for hearing aids and cochlear implants

The Hike Fund Etc
The HIKE fund provides hearing aids, FM systems, closed caption converters, tactile aids, alerting systems and specialized sports equipment for children from birth to 20 years of age. An application can be assessed through their website.

Disabled Children's Relief Fund
Applications are available at the website between April and September

Oticon Pediatrics
Oticon’s National Loaner Bank program provides hearing aids for children from birth to three years of age while they wait for their personal amplification or cochlear implant.

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss 

Provides training in developing countries to empower families and service providers to help young children use hearing technology and communicate through listening and spoken language

John Tracy Clinic (JTC)

JTC provides diagnostic and educational programs to families of young children with hearing loss. It does not offer funds for equipment, surgery or individual and organizational financial needs. Visit other sections of JTC’s website to learn about onsite and distance services available.

Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities

Gives information and resources on several different disabilities to make the transition into the workforce easier, as well as finding out legal rights on campus are!

Scholarship Guide for Students with Disabilities

Gives students with disabilities more scholarship opportunities that will help them pay for their education, as well as other resources to help obtain funding.

 

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