Professional Associations Websites

  • American Academy of Audiology - Provides consumer and professional resources related to hearing care.
  • American Academy of Family Physicians - A national medical organization of more than 93,000 members (family physicians, family practice residents, and medical students).

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Organization of physicians dedicated to the care of ear, nose, and throat disorders. This site provides health tips and information related to hearing disorders. It also provides a tool to find otolaryngologists throughout the United States and Canada.

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening - Provides information and resources on newborn hearing screening and hearing loss in infants and young children including articles, videos, fact sheets, and training materials.

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - Provides information for the public, professionals, and students about communication and communication disorders.

  • Hearing Loss Association of America - The Association seeks to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy, and support.

  • Joint Committee on Infant Hearing - Made up of representatives from national organizations dedicated to ensuring early identification, intervention, and follow-up care of infants and young children with hearing loss. Since its establishment in 1969, JCIH has issued position statements with guidelines for early hearing detection and intervention. The JCIH website provides copies of these position statements as well as other information on the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) initiative.

  • National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) - Mission is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.