Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

3417 Volta Place, NW.
Washington, DC 20007
Voice: (202) 337-5220
TTY: (202) 337-5220
Toll-free: (800) HEAR-KID
Fax: (202) 337-8314
E-mail: [email protected]

Information on adult hearing loss rehabilitation -Speechreading for Better Communication and Employers of Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing & the ADA.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

One Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Voice: (703) 519-1589
TTY: (703) 519-1585
Fax: (703) 299-1125
E-mail: [email protected]

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: (301) 897-3279
TTY: (301) 897-0157
Toll-free: (800) 638-8255
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern time
Fax: (301) 897-7355
E-mail: [email protected]

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.

American Tinnitus Association

P.O. Box 5
Portland, OR 97207
Voice: (503) 248-9985
Toll-free: (800) 634-8978
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Pacific time
Fax: (503) 248-0024
E-mail: [email protected]

The American Tinnitus Association is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing tinnitus research and educating patients and professionals through conferences, books, brochures, videos, and the quarterly journal Tinnitus Today.

Gallaudet University

800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5051
(202) 651-5052

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.

League for the Hard of Hearing

New York Office
71 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
Voice: (917) 305-7700
TTY: (917) 305-7999
Fax: (917) 305-7888
Florida Office
2800 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Ste. 306
Oakland Park, FL 33311
Voice: (954) 731-7200
TTY: (954) 731-7208
Fax: (954) 485-6336

The League for the Hard of Hearing was founded in 1910 and is a private not-for-profit rehabilitation agency for infants, children and adults who are hard of hearing and deaf. Offers online fact sheets on hearing loss.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
NIDCD Information Clearinghouse 1 (800) 241-1044
1 (800) 241-1055

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.

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. (SHHH)

7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-2248
(301) 657-2249

SHHH is an international volunteer organization composed of people who are hard of hearing, their relatives, and friends. SHHH provides self-help programs and referrals to local chapters.

The National Institute on Aging Information Center

P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
1 (800) 222-2225
1-(800) 222-4225

The National Institute on Aging is the component of the National Institutes of Health devoted to improving the health of older people. This site offers the general public and health professionals consumer-oriented information on a wide range of topics important to older people and their families as well as a description of their research program.