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In this section you will find links for: Hearing devices, Video Relay Services, Captioning, Possible funding and Insurance for Hearing devices.
Swallowed a hearing aid battery?
Immediately call the 24-hour National Battery Ingestion Hot-line at 202-625-3333 (call collect if necessary), or call your poison center at 1-800-222-1222.
Advanced Bionics Corporation
Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. At Advanced Bionics, our mission is to improve lives by developing, manufacturing, marketing, and supporting high-quality, state-of-the-art hearing technology for those with severe-to-profound hearing loss.
AG Bell Financial Aid
Financial aid programs are available for families at every stage of raising their child. Click through our website to read more about what may be available for you.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Funding Resources through Local Agencies/Programs. Local agencies sometimes receive donations or private funds to assist with various needs. Speech and hearing centers may provide hearing aids at a reduced rate for clients who have used their services for audiological assessment. The United Way may fund local speech and hearing centers. Check your telephone book for local programs and inquire about funding.
Better Hearing Institute
Better Hearing Institue's list of Financial Assistance programs.
California Children's Services (CCS)
California Children's Services (CCS) is a state program for children with certain diseases or health problems. Through this program children up to 21 years old can get the health care and services they need. On this site you can find: Know the Benefits, Find out if I Qualify, How to Apply and how to Contact a CCS Program. CCS will connect you with doctors and trained health care people who know how to care for your child with special health care needs.
“The mission of Caption First is to serve individuals and organizations by providing high-quality communication access, converting the spoken word into the written word, any time and anywhere. Our focus is on the dignity of individuals and the success of our clients.”
Caring for Hearing Aids and Earmolds
Please read the following information to learn about their use and how you can help keep your hearing aid!
We invented the world’s first multi-channel cochlear implant over 30 years ago, which has evolved into our Cochlear™ Nucleus® System today. Later, we added a bone conduction implant, the Cochlear Baha® System.
Convo is deaf-owned and develops VRS technologies that allow phone convos for ASL users living in a global economy.
Dry & Store
You can maintain peak performance, reduce repairs, and enjoy better sound quality - it's easy, with Dry & Store.
Protect your Hearing Instrument from Sweat, Moisture, Dirt and Loss.
ESCO, the leading provider of loss and damage coverage for the hearing industry.
Hands & Voices (FM)
This organization provides information about many national or regional resources for obtaining amplification.
The HIKE Fund
The purpose of the Fund is to provide hearing devices for children with hearing losses between the ages of newborn and twenty years whose parents are unable to meet this special need financially. An estimated 100 children are provided with hearing devices each year
The Lions Club provides hearing aids to people with limited finances who are legal residents of the U.S. This includes people with Green Cards.
MED-EL is a leading manufacturer of innovative medical devices for the treatment of various types and degrees of hearing loss.
Offers U.S. government funding for some children needing hearing assistance.
People First is our promise to empower people to communicate freely, interact naturally and participate actively.