Hearing Health Organizations and Resources

Organization

Better Hearing Institute
www.betterhearing.org
A non-profit organization supported by hearing aid manufacturers. This site has a great deal of information about hearing , hearing loss and hearing aids in an easy to access format.

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
www.audiology.org 
A professional organization of audiologists. This site has both consumer and professional resources.

American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
www.asha.org/public 
A professional organization of audiologists and speech-language pathologists. This site also has both consumer and professional resources.

National Institutes for Health/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing 
US Government agency which conducts and supports research into many hearing related issues.

American Tinnitus Association
www.ata.org 
A consumer organization providing extensive information and support for persons with tinnitus as well as support for on-going tinnitus research projects.

Federal Government: Dept of Justice
www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/ 
This site has information concerning the “Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)” It contains the text of the regulation and a wealth of information regarding this important issue.

University of Michigan
www.med.umich.edu/childhearinginfo 
The University’s website for information regarding hearing and hearing loss in children.

Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPFL) 
www.amphl.org 
This organization is a networking, support and advocacy group for medical professionals and students

Hearing Loss Association of America
www.hearingloss.org 
A consumer organization which has local affiliate groups that meet regularly.

Hearing Aid Companies

Oticon Inc.
www.oticonus.com

Starkey Inc.
www.starkey.com

Phonak Inc.
www.phonak.com

Signia
www.signiausa.com

Widex USA

www.widexusa.com

Assistive Listening Devices/Hearing Aid Accessories

HARC Mercantile (Kalamazoo, MI)
www.harc.com

Hitec Group International
www.hitec.com

Plantronics (Mobile/Cell Phone Headsets)
www.plantronics.com