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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Nonprofit membership organization promotes use, maintenance and improvement of all aspects of verbal communications, including the abilities to speak, speechread, use residual hearing, and process both spoken and written language. Offers a wide variety of member-oriented programs, publications, and financial aid programs.
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People
The largest organization in the US for persons who are hard of hearing.
ALDA Inc. Home page
International organization for the support of late-deafened adults. Mainly based in U.S.
Auditory-Verbal International
A private non-profit international membership organization whose principal objective is to promote listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)
VEDA is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide information and support to people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders. Symptoms of vestibular disorders may include dizziness, imbalance, vertigo, nausea, and fuzzy vision, and may be accompanied by hearing problems. Other symptoms are often reported.
John Tracy Clinic
Provides, worldwide and without charge, parent-centered services to young children with a hearing loss, to help them learn to communicate. Services include audiological testing, parent/infant programs, parent classes, a preschool, and a correspondence course. Also offers inservice training, distance learning and a graduate degree program in deaf education.
The Canadian Hearing Society
Provides services that enhance the independence of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, and that encourage prevention of hearing loss.
Where do we go from Hear?
Support to parents of deaf and hard of hearing children. Information on hearing loss, deafness, communication.
Better Hearing Institute
Provides comprehensive information on hearing loss, tinnitus, and hearing aids, as well as a directory of hearing care providers (audiologists, hearing instrument specialists, and otolaryngologists).
Cochlear Implant Association, Inc (CIAI)
formerly Cochlear Implant Club International (CICI), is a non-profit organization for cochlear implant recipients, their families, professionals, and other individuals interested in cochlear implants.
Cued Speech Information
Comprehensive source for Cued Speech information.
National Association of the Deaf
Programs and activities include grassroots advocacy and empowerment, captioned media, certification of American Sign Language professionals; certification of sign language interpreters; deafness-related information and publications, legal assistance, policy development and research, public awareness, and youth leadership development.
National Information Clearinghouse On Children Who Are Deaf-Blind
DB-LINK is a federally funded information and referral service that identifies, coordinates, and disseminates (at no cost) information related to children and youth who are deaf-blind. A collaborative effort of the American Association of the Deaf-Blind, Helen Keller National Center, Perkins School for the Blind, and Teaching Research.
American Tinnitus Association
A non-profit organization working to improve the resources, information, and assistance available to sufferer's of tinnitus.
DEAF.com
Described as "A gateway to the Deaf Community", Deaf.com links to bulletin boards, chat rooms, "Community news", and an online magazine where Deaf individuals my publish their non-Deaf-related writings. Many informational links.
Hearing Loss Web
Hearing Loss Web is a comprehensive site for hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf persons. It focuses on events, issues, support, and technology of interest to these people.
hikent.org.uk
Charity providing advice, information and useful equipment to assist deaf and hard of hearing people overcome problems associated with hearing loss. Mostly for UK residents.
The National Deaf Children's Society
NDCS works in the UK with deaf children and their families to ensure they get the best possible start in life.
Deaf Women United, Inc.
An organization by, of, and for Deaf women which focuses on advocacy, education and outreach.
Dizzy Lounge
The hope of this site is to give support to people living with vestibular disorders.
Rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Provides information on the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on people with hearing loss.
Pediatric Hearing Loss
A guide for parents.
Communications Forum
A charity which promotes initiatives for people with communication impairment, working with its members to raise awareness of the barriers faced by people with communication disabilities.
Info to Go, Gallaudet University
Formerly the National Information Center on Deafness, is a centralized source of accurate, up-to-date, objective information on topics dealing with deafness and hearing loss in the age group of 0-21.
Cave Page
Information and advocacy for people interested in hard of hearing children, mild and moderate hearing.
American Society for Deaf Children
ASDC is an national, independent non-profit organization whose purpose is providing support, encouragement, and information to families raising children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
National Fraternal Society of the Deaf
Run by Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, this organization works in the area of life insurance and advocacy for the Deaf.
League for the Hard of Hearing
This non-profit agency, offers hearing rehabilitation and human service programs for all ages.
The Ear Foundation
Not-for-profit organization that works to educate the public and the medical profession in matters of hearing loss and diseases of the ear.
Hard of Hearing Advocates
Describes non-profit foundation dedicated to helping those with hearing loss; includes education article links and statistics.
National Center on Deafness
Non-profit organization that provides support services to post-secondary students who are deaf or hard ofhearing, as well as the deaf community at large.
Deaf Empowerment
This foundation fosters a more productive life for members of the Deaf / Hard of Hearing Communities primarily for residents of the Fox Valley area of Wisconsin.
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People
A California membership and advocacy organization for people with hearing loss. Devoted to the welfare and interests of those who cannot hear well.

 
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