Here is a list of useful hearing loss resources. If you are interested in having your resource listed, please contact us at, or sign in and use our contact form. Alternatively, you may wish to leave a comment, including your resource, at the bottom of this page.


AccessWireless – Learn about cell phone features for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Find information about hearing aid compatibility (“HAC”), closed captioning, video and text communications, and visual displays.

Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative – Find phones, tablets, and mobile apps that are optimized for consumers with hearing impairment.

Audiology Best Practices

Guidelines for the Audiologic Management of Adult Hearing Impairment – Guide for audiologists who wish to adopt clinical best practices. Hearing Tracker’s “service quality” award is based on the recommendations of this guide.

Blogs to Follow

AU Bankaitis’s Audiology Blog – A.U. Bankaitis, PhD is a clinical Audiologist & Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor hearing healthcare products.

Hack and Hear – Helga Velroyen’s blog covers everything related to hearing and hearing aids and the hacking of them.

Hear Better With Hearing Loss – Katherine Bouton is the author of “Shouting Won’t Help” and “Living Better With Hearing Loss.” She is a frequent speaker on hearing loss issues, and speaks to both professional groups and hearing loss groups.

Helping Him Hear – A blog authored by an auditory researcher who’s son was diagnosed with mild hearing loss at five weeks.

Living With Hearing Loss – Shari Eberts discovered that she had progressive hearing loss in her mid to late twenties. Her blog is an outlet for her experiences as well as a community for those dealing with similar issues.

Hearing Industry News

Audiology Worldnews – “…global website for hearing care dispensers and ENTs to find information and resources: Latest news and topics related to the profession, new implants and hearing aids on the market, last conferences, interviews.”

Hearing Health Matters – “…created by and for people who share the belief that Hearing Health & Technology Matters! Our vision is to provide timely information and lively insights to anyone who cares about hearing loss.”

Hearing Mojo – Provides information, research, news and a support forum for hard-of-hearing consumers and the industry that serves them.

The Hearing Blog – The blog of hearing expert and electrical engineer Dan Schwartz. Dan wears hearing aids himself and has a passion for finding the latest industry scoops.

Hearing Loops

What is a Hearing Loop – A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the telecoil in the hearing aid or cochlear implant.

Loop Finder – Find a hearing loop in your area using this website sponsored by the Hearing Loss Association of America and Otojoy.

Loop Wisconsin – Great general information about hearing loops for audiologists and hearing health professionals. The site also has good information for consumers wanting to learn more about hearing loops.

Information about Hearing Loss

Better Hearing Institute (BHI) – “Founded in 1973, the Better Hearing Institute conducts research and engages in hearing health education with the goal of helping people with hearing loss benefit from proper treatment.”

Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) – HHF’s mission is to prevent and cure hearing loss and Tinnitus through groundbreaking research, and promote hearing health. Hearing Health Foundation’s envisions a world where people can enjoy life without hearing loss and Tinnitus.

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) – “The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 48 million (20 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss making it a public health issue third in line after heart disease and arthritis.”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) – “The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.”

The HearStrong Foundation – “The HearStrong Foundation aims to shatter social stigmas and radically challenge the general perception of hearing in our society. The foundation serves to celebrate individuals worldwide who have not only faced hearing loss, but conquered it with a determined spirit, a focused mind and an unwavering heart!”

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) – “The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.”

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) – “With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”

Noise Induced Hearing Loss Prevention

LimitEar – a UK-based company specialising in technologies that protect headphone and earpiece users from serious irreversible conditions, such as Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).

Practice Building for Hearing Providers

AudiologyEngine – “We can support you in your practice by delivering … solutions across all of the elements of your Practice. From your online presence and marketing to the everyday processes and procedures used to manage your practice.”

AuDseo – “AuDseo is a premier digital marketing agency specializing in getting your hearing aid practice to the top of local search results. We take a well rounded approach to your online presence with mobile-friendly web design, search-engine optimization, PPC campaign management, and creative content creation. We highlight what makes your practice unique and help you get found!”

Professional Groups for Hearing Providers

American Academy of Audiology (AAA) – The American Academy of Audiology is the world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The active membership of more than 12,000 is dedicated to providing quality hearing care services through professional development, education, research, and increased public awareness of hearing and balance disorders.”

Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) – “The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is dedicated to the advancement of practitioner excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality audiologic care.”

Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology (ARA) – “The primary purpose of ARA is to promote excellence in hearing care through the provision of comprehensive rehabilitative and habilitative services.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) – “The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,070 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.”

International Hearing Society (IHS) – “The International Hearing Society (IHS) is a membership association that represents hearing healthcare professionals worldwide. IHS members are engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and counseling patients. Founded in 1951, the Society continues to recognize the need for promoting and maintaining the highest possible standards for its members in the best interests of the hearing impaired it serves.”

Tinnitus Relief – Eight week on-line program focusing on reframing your experience with tinnitus. There are elements of deep breathing, yoga, relaxation and meditation throughout the course. The skills you develop over these 8 weeks not only apply to tinnitus but to nearly every facet of modern living. 

  • Regina Peterson

    I am extremely concerned about losing my hearing. My mom was almost completely deaf, and so were my grandparents. Music is a huge part of my life, so I am extremely interested in any ways to prevent hearing loss. Thanks for all the resources.

  • Excellent list of hearing loss resources. Thank you for putting this together.

  • Strefa Słuchu Aparaty słuchowe

    Thank you, great source of information for hearing aid professionals


    very much informative , great work …