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International Hearing Society

Executive Director: Alissa Parady
Professional Development Specialist: Kelsey Burch

33900 W. 8 Mile Road., Suite 101
Farmington, MI 48335
Voice: (734) 522-7200
Fax: (734) 522-0200

The International Hearing Society (IHS) was formed in 1951 as a professional organization of hearing instrument specialists, the professionals who test hearing and select, fit, and dispense hearing instruments. The society conducts programs pertaining to competence qualification, education, and training, and promotes specialty-level accreditation. IHS sponsors a national toll-free Hearing Aid Helpline, which provides consumers with information and referrals to hearing instrument specialists. Holds annual convention and exhibition; contact IHS for date and location. Consumer fact sheets and brochures are available.

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