We have compiled a list of links that might be of help to you in understanding hearing loss and searching out new technologies to help hard of hearing people. Links with an (MN) designation are Minnesota only.

www.hearingloss.org – HLAA (Hearing Loss Association of America) – National Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

www.hearingloss.org/hearing-help/communities/patients/ – Guide for Effective Communication in Health Care

mn.gov/deaf-commission/ – Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, & Hard of Hearing Minnesotans.

mn.gov/deaf-hard-of-hearing/ – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services – a division in the Minnesota Department of Human Services (MN).

TED Program from MN DHHSD- mn.gov/deaf-hard-of-hearing/communication-access/ted/ Telephone Equipment Distribution Program. The TED Program provides telephone equipment to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, speech impaired or have a physical disability and need adaptive equipment in order to use the phone.

www.agbell.org – Alexander Graham Bell Association

www.ata.org – American Tinnitus Association (ATA)

www.american-hearing.org/disease/menieres-disease/ – American Hearing Research Foundation on Meniere’s Disease

www.diglo.com/ – Diglo  (Formerly Harris Communications) Assistive Listening Products

vestibular.org – Vestibular Disorder Association (VEDA)(dizziness and balance issues)

www.asha.org – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

askjan.org – Job Accommodation Network

connect.mayoclinic.org  – Join and follow the Hearing Loss Group. Mayo Clinic Connect is an online forum where you can share your experiences and find support from people like you