American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Current developments and changes in the coverage of hearing health care expensive by private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare. Offers online company information on providers of assistive listening devices (ALD) including centers across the country where individuals can examine the types of assistive listening devices available in order to determine which products to purchase. To locate an Assistive Device Demonstration Center in your area, call the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association' s (ASHA) Action Center at 1-800-638-8255.
Gallaudet University provides educational programs, vocational training, sign language programs, technology, and barrier free design for those with hearing loss. The site also contains fact sheets, resource listings, and reading lists on all aspects of deafness and hearing loss.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
NIDCD conducts and supports biomedical and behavioral research and training and the dissemination of information on disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language. The NIDCD Clearinghouse offers information to health professionals, patients, industry representatives and the public.