For further information on hearing loss, advocacy groups and other related topics, contact the organizations below or visit their web sites. Links to organizations are provided solely as a service to our users. Links do not constitute an endorsement of any organization by Audibel Hearing Center. None should be inferred. Audibel Hearing Center is not responsible for the content found on these links, and does not guarantee the accuracy of information communicated by these organizations.
AAA is a professional organization of individuals dedicated to providing quality hearing care to the public. The organization works to enhance the ability of its members to achieve career and practice objectives through professional development, education, and research, and increase public awareness of hearing disorders and audiologic services.
ASHA is the professional association for more than 91,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. This site is a resource for ASHA members, persons interested in information about communication disorders, and for those who want career and membership information.
The American Tinnitus Association promotes the relief, prevention, and the eventual cure of tinnitus. Tinnitus is a subjective experience where one hears a sound when no external physical sound is present. Often described as a ringing or roaring sound, these "head noises" vary in intensity from barely audible to extremely loud. This site answers frequently asked questions about tinnitus, highlights the latest news, offers resources, and more.
Audibel is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. The company is recognized for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Founded in 2000, Audbiel now has over a 1000 locations nationwide.
The Better Hearing Institute provides comprehensive information on hearing loss, tinnitus and hearing aids. Within this site are also pages on assistive listening technology, famous people with hearing loss, a physician's guide to hearing loss, and BHI's newsletter.
The Center for Hearing Loss in Children is at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. The Center is one of five national multipurpose research and training centers supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. This site provides an overview of the Center and offers information on hearing loss and hearing aids for children.
The National Information Center on Deafness offers accurate, up-to-date information on deafness, hearing loss, and services and programs related to people with hearing loss.
This comprehensive, detailed "tour" includes illustrations of and descriptions about the ear and its functions.