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Resource Guide for Hearing Loss

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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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

Phone:
1-703-836-4444

Internet Address:
http://www.entlink.net

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.

SELF HELP FOR HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE (SHHH):

Address:
7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1200
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Phone:
Voice: 301-657-2248    

Internet Address:
http://www.hearingloss.org    

Description of services provided:
SHHH is 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.



Last reviewed November 2008 by Elie Edmond Rebeiz, MD, FACS

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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