Resources

Links

Hearing Loss Association of America

http://www.hearingloss.org

HLAA has several excellent Loop for Hearing Pamphlets and Promotional ideas on how you can get in the Hearing Loop and how to make it happen in your community.

See the attached pamphlets and booklets

Hearing Loop Brochure

Hearing Loop Package

Hearing Loop TeleCoil Brochure

More Information on Hearing Loops can be found on

http://www.hearingloop.org

 

Sertoma

http://www.sertoma.org

Sertoma stands for SERvice TO MAnkind - connecting those who are called to serve with those who can't hear- for over 100 years. Sertoma serves over 50 million children and adults with hearing loss in the United States and Canada with over 500 clubs and 13,000 members. They sponsor scholarships for young adults with hearing loss and summer camps for children with hearing loss. They also promote "Loop for Hearing" with 3 excellent videos. 

 

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association 

http://www.chha-york.com

CHHA is a consumer based organization formed by and for hard of hearing Canadians. There are several regional branches  with their own websites and loaded with tips for the hearing impaired.


Canadian Hearing Society

http://www.chs.ca

CHS is Canada's national service agency for the hearing impaired There is an excellent paper written about Hearing Loss leads to Deaf Gain


Hearing Loss Help

http://www.hearinglosshelp.com

 

Action on Hearing Loss

Source of information on current research

http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/


Better Hearing Australia

http://www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au/

 

Better Hearing Institute

A fantastic source of information on hearing and hearing aids

http://www.betterhearing.org/ 

 

Deaf Kidz International

www.deafkidzinternational.org/

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss

http://childrenwithhearingloss.org/about.shtml

 

College guide for disabled students

Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic services.

 

Coaliton for Global Hearing Health

http://www.coalitionforglobalhearinghealth.org

The Coalition for Global Hearing Health was first organized in March, 2009 by bringing together hearing health care professionals in low resource communities around the world. CGHH's goals is to promote/instill effective change in hearing health care practice/services in low resource communities providing an opportunity for humanitarians (otolaryngologists, audiologists, deaf educators, speech pathologists, deaf and hard of hearing individuals and families) to work together to raise awareness of important issues relative to hearing health (especially in developing countries).

The CGHH has new portable audiometers that can be donated at no cost to humanitarian groups or person(s) to improve hearing health care services in developing countries. Visit their website and request an application.  

 

World Health Organization - International Ear Care Day: 3 March 2013

www.who.int/pbd/deafness/en