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Resource Guide for Hearing Loss
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DEAFNESS AND OTHER COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (NIDCD):
Address: National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320
Phone: Voice: 1-800-241-1044 TTY: 1-800-241-1055
Internet Address: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov
Description of services provided: NIDCD provides information and conducts research on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. The organization is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is within the US Department of Health and Human Services.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY—HEAD AND NECK SURGERY (AAO-HNS):
Address: One Prince Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3357
Internet Address: http://www.entnet.org
Description of services provided: The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.
AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA):
Address: 10801 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: Voice: 1-800-638-8255 TTY: 301-897-5700
Internet Address: http://www.asha.org
Description of services provided: ASHA is a professional association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. It provides services for professionals and information for people with speech, language, and hearing disorders.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AUDIOLOGY:
Address: 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300 Reston, VA 20190
Phone: 1-800-222-2336 1-703-790-8466
Internet Address: http://www.audiology.org
Description of services provided: The American Academy of Audiology is a professional organization for audiologists. Its goal is to promote hearing and balance care through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research.
HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA:
Address: 7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1200 Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Internet Address: http://www.hearingloss.org
Description of services provided: Hearing Loss Association of America is one of the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss, providing information, education, advocacy, and support.
AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY:
Address: 3096 Riverdale Road The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone: 1-352-751-0932 1-217-414-4868
Internet Address: http://www.americanotologicalsociety.org
Description of services provided: The American Otological Society has a mission to "encourage, promote, and sponsor research" in the field. While the site is geared to its members, visitors can find links to related websites.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 09/30/2013