The publication of these links does not imply endorsement of organizations, companies or products by the Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota.

Hearing Aid Financial Assistance for Florida Residents

Alexander Graham Bellwww.agbell.org202-337-5221
Audient Programwww.audientalliance.org888-283-4368
Hear Nowwww.sotheworldmayhear.org800-328-8602
Kiwaniswww.kiwanis.org1-800-549-2647
Lions Club Internationalwww.lionsclubs.org630-571-5466 X615
Sertomawww.sertoma.org816-333-8300
Starkey Hearing Foundationwww.soundchoicefinancing.com800-382-8602

Hearing Aid Financial Assistance for Children

Alexander Graham Bellwww.agbell.org202-337-5221
Disabled Children’s Relief Fundwww.dcrf.com516-377-1605
Sertomawww.sertoma.org816-333-8300
Miracle Ear Children’s Foundationwww.miracle-ear.com800-234-5422

Free Telephones for Florida Residents

Contact Diane Vessels at CCDHHdvessels@ccdhh.org941-488-5709
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inchttp://www.ftri.org/800-222-3448

Information – Education – Advocacy – Support

Hearing Loss Association of Americahttp://www.hearingloss.org/
Learn about Hearing Losshttp://www.hearingloss.org/learn/hearingloss_vids.asp
Hearing Loss Simulator – Provides demonstrations of mild/ moderate hearing losshttp://www.betterhearing.org/hearing_loss/_
hearing_loss_simulator/index.cfm
FCCDHH Knowledge Centerhttp://www.fccdhh.org/knowledge_center
Deaf Services (FCCDHH)http://www.fccdhh.org/index.cfm/quickurl/deaf_blind_info

Assisted Listening Devices

Advocates for Better Hearing 4221 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota Opportunity to see, touch and try wide range of devices.941-922-1242
Bell South Hearing Impaired Helphttp://www.bellsouth.com/specialneeds/hearing.html
Life with Easehttp://www.lifewithease.com/fithear.html
What are Hearing Loop Systems?http://www.hearingloop.org/
Pure Direct Sound Looping Systemshttp://www.puredirectsound.com/

Donate Used Hearing Aids
Help The Needy. Get Tax Deduction

Ear Research Foundation(at Silverstein Institute) www.EarRF.org 941-366-9222

Hearing Aids

Hearing Loss Association of Americahttp://www.hearingloss.org/content/hearing-aids
Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Loss (free with new HLAS memberships)http://www.hearingloss.org/content/consumers-guide-hearing-aids

Cochlear Implants

Hearing Loss Association of Americahttp://www.hearingloss.org/content/cochlear-implants
Advanced Bionicshttp://www.advancedbionics.com/index.cfm?langid=1
CochlearAmericashttp://www.cochlearamericas.com
Med-Elhttp://www.medel.at/US/index.php

Auditory Training

Read My Quips (Free trial)http://sensesynergy.com
LACE ($79)http://www.neurotone.com/lace-interactive-listening-program
Brain IQhttp://positscience.com

Other Helpful Links

Hearing Loss Association of Floridahttp://www.hla-fl.com/
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Informationhttp://www.ada.gov/adahom1.htm
CART Services (AmeriCaption, Inc.)http://www.americaption.com/
Resources and Help (by Phonak)http://www.hearinglikeme.com/

New links that you would recommend? Contact HLAS president@hlas.org