Helpful Hearing Links
Helping those with Hearing Loss
Having a hearing loss can affect quality of life and cause changes in behavior and mood but it’s often the people around someone who is experiencing hearing loss that are left feeling confused and frustrated. Why do they seem to be ignoring you? Why do they no longer want to participate or venture out of their immediate environment? Learn how to detect signs of hearing loss and educate yourself on how you can become an advocate.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is a credentialing association made up of audiologists, speech pathologists, scientists, and other professionals interested in the areas of hearing, speech or language. This is a great website to find out more about how the ear works, how our balance system works, and what is an audiologist. Also, a beneficial site for more information regarding speech therapy and other speech or voice treatment options.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Helping Others With Hearing Loss
The Better Hearing Institute is well known for its up to date information for the hearing impaired. Whether it is a demonstration of what a hearing impaired person hears in background noise or the latest press release, this is an excellent site for further education regarding hearing loss.
The Better Hearing Institute’s When a Loved One Resists Help for Their Hearing Loss
www.howsyourhearing.org is affiliated with professional association American Academy of Audiology (AAA). You can discover what services and products and audiologist provides, as well as where to find an audiologist in your area.
National Council on Aging’s Hearing Loss It’s a Family Affair
More Information On Hearing Loss And Hearing Impairment
The American Tinnitus Association's website is an excellent source for those that are looking for treatment options for ringing or noises in the ear. For something that impacts 50 million people, it is vital to educate people appropriately on the subject of tinnitus. This site is an excellent source.
Hearing Loss Association of America provides more information on hearing loss, as well as contacts to an online community of the hearing impaired and family members. There are local chapters of HLAA across America.
If your not for profit organization provides support to the hard of hearing community in the Western Slope of Colorado area, please contact us so we can add you to our helpful hearing links page.