Resources

ORGANIZATIONS

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

Unitron Hearing Instruments
www.unitron.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

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