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Get Your Hearing Checked: Quick Guide to Healthy Living

One out of three (1 in 3) Americans over age 65 has a hearing problem. It is important to get your hearing checked. Your doctor may refer you to a hearing specialist. ... Details >

National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FAQ - General Questions About Tinnitus  External Link

Answers to consumers' most commonly asked questions about this hearing impairment characterized by ringing in the ears and/or head noises. These noises can appear in a variety of forms... buzzing, roa... Details >

American Tinnitus Association  External Link

FAQs about Hearing Dogs  External Link

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about hearing dogs, including the cost, what kinds of sounds the dogs respond to, and application process.... Details >

Dogs for the Deaf, Inc.  External Link

Audiology Corner and Frequently Asked Questions  External Link

This page links to information containing frequently asked questions by parents of children with hearing loss. You can find out about communication, resources, and assistive devices.... Details >

John Tracy Clinic  External Link

Auditory Neuropathy

Auditory neuropathy is a hearing disorder in which sound enters the inner ear normally, but the transmission of signals from the inner ear to the brain is impaired. It can affect people of all ages, f... Details >

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Auditory Processing Disorder in Children: What Does It Mean?

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheet provides information and resources about auditory processing disorder in children including: description, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and research.... Details >

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Brain Diseases: Hearing Loss  External Link

Being aware of hearing loss as you grow older is important, as impaired hearing can have a negative impact on your quality of life. This article offers information about hearing loss, including possib... Details >

AARP  External Link

Cochlear Implants: FDA Information

The purpose of this Web site is to describe cochlear implants, link to FDA-approved implants, note the benefits and risks of cochlear implants, and provide news about cochlear implant recalls and safe... Details >

Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Communication Considerations for Parents of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheets offers information and resources for parents with deaf and hard-of-hearing children including: screening, optimizing residual hearing and working with teachers.... Details >

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Deaf Education Resources  External Link

John Tracy Clinic is a primary educational resource for parents, professionals, the media and others interested in reliable and up-to-date information on early childhood deafness and the auditory-oral... Details >

John Tracy Clinic  External Link