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The NIDCD welcomes your questions or comments about hearing loss and other communication disorders. We cannot make diagnoses or offer medical opinions, but we are happy to provide health and research information. For medical advice or diagnosis, we encourage you to contact your medical care provider.
Get Health Information
If you need health information on hearing loss and other communication disorders, please contact our information clearinghouse at:
NIDCD Information Clearinghouse
1 Communication Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456
Toll-Free Phone: 800-241-1044
We offer services in English or Spanish. NIDCD information specialists are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern time.
Media Inquiries or Research Program Information
If you have questions about the NIDCD's research programs, or if you are from the media, please contact us at:
NIDCD Office of Health Communication and Public Liaison
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
Website Problems or Technical Questions
For problems with our website or other technical questions, please contact NIDCD website staff at:
Language Access at the NIDCD
To help improve access to health information for people with limited English proficiency, we have an NIDCD Language Access Implementation Plan (LAP) (PDF). This plan helps everyone have meaningful access to NIDCD programs and activities. If you need more information about available resources in another language, please contact us.
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