Resource Guide for Hearing Loss
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DEAFNESS AND OTHER COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (NIDCD)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320
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)
1650 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
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)
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
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
11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220
Reston, VA 20190
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
7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1200
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Hearing Loss Association of America is one of the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss, providing information, education, advocacy, and support.
The American Otological Society
5830 1st Street N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33703
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.
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