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Hands & Voices National
Executive Director: Leeanne Seaver, M.A.
Address: P.O. Box 3093, Boulder, CO, 80307
Voice: (217) 357-3647
Toll-free Voice: (866) 422-0422
Toll-free TTY: (866) 422-0422
Fax: (217) 357-3647
Hands & Voices National is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing as well as the professionals who serve them. This organization is a parent-driven, parent/professional collaborative group that is unbiased toward any communication modes and methods. Its membership includes those who are deaf or hard-of hearing and their families who communicate orally or with signs, cued speech, or combined methods. Hands & Voices National exists to help children reach their highest potential. See the website for local chapters.
Hard of Hearing Advocates (HOHA)
The goal of Hard of Hearing Advocates (HOHA) is to create and implement programs and solutions in areas in which people who are hard-of-hearing have undue problems. HOHA identifies specific problem areas, develops solutions, and seeks support to implement these solutions. The HOHA website has an online discussion board where hard-of-hearing people can discuss problems, solutions, and issues related to hearing loss.
Hearing Awareness Kit
Type: available for hospitals, medical facilities, and consumers
Hear Me Foundation
Executive Director: Tamala Irish
Executive Director: Tamala Irish
Address: 4814 Woodstream Village Drive, Kingwood, TX, 77345
Voice: (281) 359-6725
Fax: (281) 361-9109
The mission of the Hear Me Foundation is to promote positive life experiences via camp activities and year-round events primarily for oral-deaf and hard-of-hearing children, their siblings, and their families. The Hear Me Foundation provides families with the resources to learn specific skills necessary to monitor their child’s healthy development, including listening, speech, language, and emotional and socialization skills. The foundation also is a service provider for the Interactive Metronome, a training system to improve a child’s coordination, focus, and attention span. Holds annual meeting (Camp Hear Me); contact the Hear Me Foundation for date and location.
Public Information Contact: Joanita Stelter
Address: 6700 Washington Avenue South, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Toll-free Voice: (800) 648-4327
Fax: (952) 947-4997
HEAR NOW, a domestic program of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, provides hearing aids to people with no other resources to acquire hearing aids. HEAR NOW is a program of last resort; all other options must be used before service is awarded. Professional/consumer fact sheets and brochures are available.
Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (H.E.A.R.)
Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (H.E.A.R.) is world-renowned for its efforts to educate the public about the dangers of excessive noise and to provide adequate hearing protection to musicians and music fans. H.E.A.R. promotes awareness about hearing damage by disseminating public service information and announcements to the media, producing hearing conservation “rocumentary” DVDs, and by establishing information and earplug tables at music events in the United States. H.E.A.R. programs include the H.E.A.R. Partner program in cities worldwide, custom musicians’ hearing protection programs, hearing screening clinics, and online hearing health and music resources. The professional/consumer hearing education conservation program "Listen Smart: Safely Handling the Power of Sound" is available as a DVD.
Hearing Health Foundation
Executive Director: Andrea Boidman
Associate, Development and Operations: Leticia Bido
Address: 363 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY, 10001-3904
Voice: (212) 257-6140
Toll-free Voice: (866) 454-3924
TTY: (888) 435-6104
Toll-free TTY: (888) 435-6104
Fax: (212) 257-6139
The Hearing Health Foundation's mission is to help individuals attain a lifetime of healthy hearing and balance through quality research, education, and advocacy. Throughout its 53-year history, the Hearing Health Foundation (formerly the Deafness Research Foundation) has awarded over 2,200 grants totaling more than $26 million to researchers exploring new avenues in hearing and balance science. Foundation-funded research has led to innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of otitis media (middle ear infections), cochlear implants, and implantable hearing aids as well as breakthroughs in molecular biology and hair cell regeneration.
Hearing Health E-News
Hearing Health E-News
Hearing Industries Association (HIA)
Executive Director: Carole M. Rogin
Address: 1444 I Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20005
Voice: (202) 449-1090
Fax: (202) 216-9646
The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) is the national trade association of manufacturers of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, component parts, and power sources. Together, these companies produce the majority of the over 2 million hearing aids that are purchased in the United States on an annual basis. The HIA website maintains a database of media articles related to hearing aids use, research, and proposed legislation affecting their use. Fact sheets and statistical reports are available for purchase by request.
Hearing Loss Association of America
Executive Director: Brenda Battat, M.A.
Address: 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1200, Bethesda, MD, 20814
Voice: (301) 657-2248
TTY: (301) 657-2249
Fax: (301) 913-9413
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss through education, information, support, and advocacy. HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. HLAA is working to eradicate the stigma associated with hearing loss and raise public awareness about the need for prevention and the importance of regular hearing screenings throughout life. Its national support network includes an office in the District of Columbia area, 14 state organizations, and 200 local chapters. HLAA also holds annual conventions for people with hearing loss and professionals; see website for details.
Hearing Loss Magazine
HEATH Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center (National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities)
Address: 2134 G Street, NW , Washington, DC, 20052
The HEATH Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center is an online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Support from the HSC Foundation enables the clearinghouse to provide information exchange about educational support services, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training institutions and centers.
HEATH Resource Center Newsletter
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC)
Executive Director: Joseph J. McNulty
Address: 141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY, 11050
Voice: (516) 944-8900
TTY: (516) 944-8637
Fax: (516) 944-7302
The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) is to enable all individuals who are deaf-blind to live and work in the community of their choice. HKNC provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation training and assistance with job and residential placements. Services in the field include 10 regional offices, more than 40 affiliated agencies, a National Training Team, the Older Adult Program, and the National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness. HKNC serves all adult Americans who are deaf-blind or have severe vision and hearing impairments and maintains a national registry of individuals who are deaf-blind. Professional fact sheets and brochures/pamphlets are available, with some materials in Braille.
House Research Institute
Chief Executive Officer: James D. Boswell
Manager of Media Relations: Kirsten A. Holguin
Address: 2100 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90057
Voice: (213) 483-4431
TTY: (213) 484-2642
Fax: (213) 483-8789
The House Research Institute (formerly called the House Ear Institute) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing hearing science through research and education to improve quality of life. Scientists are exploring the developing ear and ear diseases at the cellular and molecular level as well as investigating the complex ear-brain interaction. They also are working to improve hearing aids and auditory implants, clinical treatments, and intervention methods. Professional/consumer brochures, books, and audiovisuals are available.
The Hyperacusis Network is an international support group established to care for individuals with collapsed tolerance to sound. The network helps educate the medical community and families about this rare auditory disorder by sharing ways to cope, providing advice on how to secure disability assistance, and reporting on current research and treatment options. Membership is free. A professional/consumer newsletter, directory, fact sheets, brochures/pamphlets, and online publications are available.
The Hyperacusis Network
Type: professional/consumer newsletter
Hyperacusis Research Limited
Hyperacusis Research Limited is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients who suffer from hyperacusis and hyperacusis-related disorders. Hyperacusis Research is working through research conferences to raise awareness of this challenging auditory disorder. Central to the mission of Hyperacusis Research is facilitating and supporting biomedical research that will lead to novel, effective therapies for the treatment of hyperacusis. Hyperacusis Research is supporting innovative research projects across borders and disciplines with an emphasis on collaboration and knowledge sharing between supported individuals and institutions. Information about managing noise and ongoing research is available on the Hyperacusis Research website.