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With a mission to promote and protect the health and well-being of children around the world, Variety the Children's Charity aims to impact the lives of children and their families, to ultimately make the world a better place. Children with hearing loss can turn to Variety for financial help with hearing aids.
Let Them Hear Foundation is an organization that provides financial help for people who cannot afford hearing aids, cochlear implants, or other hearing services. The Foundation also supports research, education for professionals, and public awareness about hearing loss and its impacts on quality of life.
The Hearing Foundation (Ear of the Lion) was founded by Lions Clubs in California and Nevada to provide financial assistance for hearing aids for individuals who cannot afford them.
The Gift of Hearing Foundation (GOHF) is dedicated to increasing access to cochlear implants. In some cases, the GOHF is able to provide financial help for cochlear implants to patients when no other option exists.
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The late Leslie Nielsen was not only a talented actor, but also a dedicated advocate of hearing health making numerous media appearances on behalf of BHI to educate people on aspects of hearing loss and it's impact on the quality of life.
Solar Ear is a low-cost hearing aid that gets a charge from solar-powered batteries and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of hearing impaired people in the developing world.
The Oticon Focus on People Award, given out each year since 1997, focuses attention on common misconceptions about hearing loss, correct negative stereotypes, and motivate people with hearing loss to take advantage of the help that is available to them.
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.
October 3rd -10th is Hearing Aid Awareness Week and is organized by the International Hearing Society to raise awareness concerning untreated hearing loss and how it endangers safety and isolates people from friends and family.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oticon Hearing Aids will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition of Agil Think Pink and all Agil hearing aids to the NBCC to support breast cancer research.
Many persons with hearing loss do not realize they may be covered by the ADA in their workplace or public facilities and loopholes were addressed in 2008.
A new global public health initiative includes the Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH)which aims to help 300 million worldwide with hearing loss problems.
Purchasing hearing aids can be overwhelming and confusing for consumers. The FDA recently launched a hearing aid guide to assist consumers in the process.
You may be wondering why Better Hearing and Speech Month is so important. Hearing loss is the third most prevalent but treatable condition among seniors, behind arthritis and hypertension.
Approximately 95 percent of people with hearing loss can be helped by hearing aids, only 23 percent use them. Cost of hearing aids is a primary reason for not seeking help. NIDCD's working group is investigating ways to make hearing care affordable.
Although a similar bill is introduced on the Hill every year, it never gets very far. However, since August 2009, the bill has reached the threshold of 100 bipartisan co-sponsors, so there is hope that it will finally be passed.
To millions of Americans age 50 and over, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a familiar name. That's because some 40 million people in the United States...
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Earth Day is upon us (April 22, 2009), and, once again, we can all use a reminder to look at our lives to find ways to protect our planet. And that includes hearing aid wearers...
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In 1979, when CIA retiree Howard E. "Rocky" Stone founded the Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH) in the family room of his Potomac, Maryland house, he...
Living with profound hearing loss is an enormous challenge, but it is one Shanna Groves has learned to confront and tackle with admirable strength and courage ever since she was...