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Useful Links

HealthyHearing.com - The homepage for hearing healthcare. Helpful Information on Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Tinnitus and more ...

Hearingloss-houston.org - Houston chapter of Self Help for the Hard of Hearing.  Monthly support group meetings in Houston.

ASHA.org - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 123,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

BetterHearing.org - The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is a not-for-profit corporation that educates the public about the neglected problem of hearing loss and what can be done about it. Founded in 1973, we are working to:

  • Erase the stigma and end the embarrassment that prevents millions of people from seeking help for hearing loss.
  • Show the negative consequences of untreated hearing loss for millions of Americans.
  • Promote treatment and demonstrate that this is a national problem that can be solved.

Oticon.com - At Oticon we regard the hard-of-hearing as individuals with individual hearing capabilities. At the independent Eriksholm Research Center, established by Oticon, the research focuses on the needs of the hard-of-hearing. It is conducted in close collaboration with a network of experts from around the world. The resulting knowledge is used extensively in the design of new hearing care solutions and fitting strategies. These bring advances to the users and hearing care professionals alike.

ATA.org - American Tinnitus Association: Committed to a Cure. We help people with ringing in the ears. We also help people who hear whooshing or buzzing or chirping or pulsing. We help people who have tinnitus, the perception of noise in the ears or head when no external sound is present.

dshs.state.tx.us/audio/newboarnhear.shtm - The Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) Program is the State’s universal newborn hearing screening, tracking and intervention program. Established in 1999 through the passage of House Bill 714, TEHDI is currently being implemented at 196 birth facilities. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is the oversight agency.