Resources for More Information
For more information on hearing loss, hearing aid styles
and technology the following are organizations that have additional
is a commercial website where you can search for physicians
as well as inquire about board certification and medical deficiencies. Cost for a search that returned 20 results was about $7.00.
American Academy of Audiology
This site has a no-charge "find an audiologist"
link at audiology.org/consumer/find/.
8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 750
McLean, VA 22102
(800) 222-2336 (v/tty)
(703) 610-9022 (v/tty)
(703) 610-9005 (f)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The ASHA web site ProSearch is the Online Directory of Audiology
and Speech-Language Pathology Programs. This online directory
contains valuable information about more than 4,000 programs
that employ audiologists and speech-language pathologists
who hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from
the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). You
can visit ASHA's online referral service, or contact ASHA
by phone or e-mail:
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 800-638-8255 or 301-897-8682 (Voice or TTY)
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
1 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3357
(703) 836-4444 (v)
(703) 519-1585 (tty)
(703) 683-5100 (f)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication
Disorders Information Clearinghouse
1 Communications Ave
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456
Self-Help for Hard of Hearing People
7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
A program of the Starkey Hearing Foundation that helps to
distribute hearing aids to financially needy persons.
6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Theater and Movie Information
Two websites that list theaters by state and films that are
available with captions.
There are also movies available as DVDs with captions. This
website has a series of "classic films" available
with captioning: www.sivideo.com/caption.htm.
Other Sites of Interest
National Campaign for Hearing Health: www.hearinghealth.net
Sight & Hearing Information: www.sightandhearing.org
Government Health Finder: www.healthfinder.gov
Better Hearing: www.betterhearing.org
NIH National Library of Medicine's tutorials and select hearing
loss topic: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorial.html
CDC's Trends in Health and Aging Hearing and Vision: www.cdc.gov/search.do?action=search&queryText=Trends+in+Vision+and+Hearing+and+Aging&.x=11&.y=12
- Self Help for Hard of Hearing People. (2002). Facts on
Retrieved April 3, 2004, from http://shhh.org/html/hearing_loss_fact_sheets.html.
- Sunshine Design Services, (n.d.). The Internet. Retrieved
April 3, 2004, from
- Weinstein,B. (2003). A primer on hearing loss in the
elderly. Generations, 15-19
- National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication
Disorders. (n.d.). Hearing,
Ear Infections, and Deafness, Retrieved April 3, 2004. from
- Abledata, (n.d.). Resources for the Deaf and Hard of
Hearing. Retrived April 3, 2004, from http://www.abledata.com/Site_2/funding.htm.
- Summers, Maureen. (2001, Spring). Dimensions of Care:
Hearing an Asset at Risk. Retrieved April 3, 2004, from
- EETimes Network, Business Editors/High Tech-Writers (2003,
June 11). Able Planet, Inc. Unveils Revolutionary Micro-Technology
Offering Hearing Access Solutions for Corporations Worldwide
to Provide Equal Access & Opportunity; Hyatt Hotel Corporation
First to Retrofit Phones with New Technology. Retrieved
April 3, 2004, from http://www.eetimes/pressreleases/bizwire/81566.
- National Academy on an Aging Society. (1999, December).
Hearing Loss: A Growing Problem That Affects The Quality
of Life. Retrieved April 3, 2004, from http://www.agingsociety.org/agingsociety/pdf/hearing.pdf.
- Herkimer Hearing Aid Center. (2004). Famous People with
Hearing Loss. Retrieved April 3, 2004, from http://www.herkimerhearing.com/famous.htm.
- Kochlin,S and Rogin,C.M. (2000). Quantifying the Obvious:
The impact of hearing instruments on the quality of life. The Hearing Review, 7 (1). This article discusses the study
Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss in Older Persons
conducted by the Seniors Research Group, An alliance between
The National Council on the Aging and Market Strategies
Inc., funded by Hearing Industries Association (HIA).
- American Speech-Language Hearing Association (1997-2004).
Self Test. American Speech-Language Hearing Association: Author.