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MOSA Audiology Services and Hearing Aid Centers

Resources

If you have a medical problem with your ear, nose or throat, or know someone who does, for more information please visit
Michigan Otolaryngology Surgery Associates

Hearing loss is gradual, and it’s often hard to detect. For more information about hearing loss, we recommend visiting these sites:

American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness and support of research.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
This is a professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 127,000 members and affiliates in the United States and around the world specializing in speech, language and hearing sciences.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. (AAO-NHS)
The world’s largest organization representing physician specialists who treat ear, nose, and throat related disorders.

American Tinnitus Association
Nonprofit organization to aid people with tinnitus with information, service providers, self-help and groups; supports tinnitus research.

The Better Hearing Institute
The Better Hearing Institute is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1973 that educates the public about hearing loss and what can be done about it.

LoopAmerica
A company that provides induction loop systems manufactured in the United States.

Vestibular Disorders Association
VEDA provides information, resources, support, and advocacy. We strive to elevate public awareness about vestibular disorders in order to promote understanding, access to diagnosis and treatment, research, and help for those facing the challenges of living with a vestibular disorder.

Hear-it
Global resource for information related to hearing, hearing loss and hearing aids.

American Hearing Research Foundation
The American Hearing Research Foundation funds research in hearing and balance disorders. They also help educate the public on aspects of hearing and balance disorders.

National Institute on Aging | The Leader in Aging Research
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. This link will get you to their health publication on hearing loss.

Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Michigan Rehabilitation Services partners with individuals and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for persons with disabilities.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
This is an institute of the National Institute of Health, which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. NIDCD is mandated to conducts and supports research and training related to disease prevention and health promotion.

Hearing Loss Association of America
Previously known as SHHH, this is one of the nation’s largest organizations designed for people with hearing loss offering information, education, advocacy and support.

League for the Hard of Hearing
The league offers a wide range of rehabilitative services for individuals with all degrees of hearing loss.

Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (H.E.A.R.)
The mission of H.E.A.R. is education for the public on the dangers of excessive noise and to provide adequate hearing protection for musicians and music fans.

The AG Bell Assoc.
The AG Bell Assoc. is a lifelong resource, support network, and advocate for listening, learning, talking, and living independently with hearing loss. Through publications, outreach, training, scholarships, and financial aid, AG Bell promotes the use of spoken language and hearing technology.

For additional information, you can visit
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealthandConsumer/ConsumerProducts/HearingAids/ucm181470.htm