• Resource Guide for Hearing Loss

    NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DEAFNESS AND OTHER COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (NIDCD):

    Address:National Institutes of Health31 Center Drive, MSC 2320Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320

    Phone:Voice: 1-800-241-1044TTY: 1-800-241-1055

    Internet Address: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:NIDCD provides information and conducts research on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. The organization is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is within the US Department of Health and Human Services.

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY—HEAD AND NECK SURGERY (AAO-HNS):

    Address:One Prince StreetAlexandria, VA 22314-3357

    Phone:1-703-836-4444

    Internet Address: http://www.entlink.net

    Description of services provided:The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.

    AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA):

    Address:10801 Rockville PikeRockville, MD 20852

    Phone:Voice: 1-800-638-8255TTY: 301-897-5700

    Internet Address: http://www.asha.org

    Description of services provided:ASHA is a professional association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. It provides services for professionals and information for people with speech, language, and hearing disorders.

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AUDIOLOGY:

    Address:11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300Reston, VA 20190

    Phone:1-800-222-23361-703-790-8466

    Internet Address: http://www.audiology.org

    Description of services provided:The American Academy of Audiology is a professional organization for audiologists. Its goal is to promote hearing and balance care through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research.

    HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA:

    Address:7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1200Bethesda, Maryland 20814

    Phone:301-657-2248    

    Internet Address: http://www.hearingloss.org    

    Description of services provided:Hearing Loss Association of America is one of the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss, providing information, education, advocacy, and support.

    AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY:

    Address:3096 Riverdale RoadThe Villages, Florida 32162

    Phone:1-352-751-09321-217-414-4868

    Internet Address: http://www.americanotologicalsociety.org/    

    Description of services provided:The American Otological Society has a mission to "encourage, promote, and sponsor research" in the field. While the site is geared to its members, visitors can find links to related websites.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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