Get accurate information about hearing loss, its causes and what to do about it. The Hearing Loss Association of America contracted with Knowlera Media to produce a series of seven, four-minute, captioned videos on hearing loss. Information you need to be adequately briefed on the topic is all in one place in an easy-to-access format. If you think you have a hearing loss or know someone who does, please point them to the videos where hearing health care professionals and people with hearing loss talk about what you can do about it.
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 48 million (20 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss. It is the third most prevalent chronic health condition in older adults, after arthritis and heart disease, making it an issue of national concern.
Assistive Listening Devices Locations
This site will show locations where Assistive Listening Devices (ALDS) are available.
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) (FTRI) is a statewide non profit 501(c)3 organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Impaired. FTRI is also responsible for the education and promotion of the Florida Relay Service.
Communication Access, Inc.
Communication Access Inc. provides the following services:
Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) services
Accessible rehabilitation and mental health counseling for individual and group sessions
Speech reading classes and sign language classes
Providing psychological and technological education of hearing loss issues through workshops, seminars, and presentations
Assisting in the funding of other non-profit organizations that focus on hearing loss issues
Advocating for accessible communication access
Promoting awareness and education of hearing loss issues in our society
Sertoma, Inc. Sertoma’s primary service project is assisting people with hearing health issues. Sertoma also sponsors a Hearing Aid Recycling Program that provides hearing aids for low-income individuals.
Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. FCCDHH provides a forum for public input and outreach resulting in technical assistance, advocacy, education, and improved communication access among public and private entities to meet the needs of deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened and deaf-blind persons.