Collaborative Partners


American Academy of Audiology
11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220

Reston, VA 20191
800-222-2336 or
703-790-8466 (voice)
703-790-8631 or
703-476-5157 (fax)

The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. With an active membership of nearly 12,000 audiologists, the Academy promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research. For more information about the American Academy of Audiology, visit and


Auditory Implant Initiative
1 Burnside Dr
Wichita Falls, TX 76310
432-352-7279 (voice)


The Auditory Implant Initiative is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to high quality cochlear implant care through aggregate data analytics. The Auditory Implant Initiative is on the forefront of the data-gathering effort.  To read more click HERE.



American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
Members: 800-498-2071 (Voice)
Nonmembers: 800-638-8255 (Voice)
301-296-8580 (fax)
301-296-5650 (TTY)

ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.


Educational Audiology Association (EAA) 
12011 Tejon Street, Suite 700
Westminster, CO 80234
800-460-7EAA (7322) (voice)
303-458-0002 (fax)

The Educational Audiology Association is an international organization of Audiologists and related professionals who deliver a full spectrum of hearing services to all children, particularly those in educational settings.


Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) 
7910 Woodmont Ave,
Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-657-2248 (voice)
301-913-9413 (fax)
The Mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.  HLAA provides adults and children with tools for self help; sensitizes the general population about the special needs of people who have hearing loss; and promotes understanding of the nature, causes, complications, and remedies of hearing loss.


National Cued Speech Association
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 190-713
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 800-459-3529

The National Cued Speech Association (NCSA) supports effective communication, language development (international languages) and literacy in families with deaf, hard of hearing or learning disabled infants, children and youth through the use of Cued Speech.
NIDCD National Temporal Bone, Hearing & Balance Pathology
Resource Registry
Massachusetts Eye & Ear

243 Charles Street,
Boston, MA, 02114
(617) 573 3711(voice)
(800) 822 1327 (voice)
(800) 439 0183 (TTY)
(617) 573 3838 (fax)

The NIDCD National Temporal Bone, Hearing & Balance Pathology Resource Registry is a non-profit organization and serves as a resource for scientists and the public about the research being done on human temporal bones. Human temporal bones are invaluable for the study of the pathology and pathophysiology of disorders of hearing, balance, and facial nerve function. The scientific study of your ears could be of great medical value whether or not you have any type of ear problem. The research that results from temporal bone donation has the potential to one day provide millions with the gift of hearing. To learn more about how you can participate in this important research please visit our website at

Providence Speech and Hearing Center
A Nonprofit Organization
1301 Providence Avenue
Orange, CA 92868-3892
714-923-1521 (voice) email

Providence Speech and Hearing Center (Providence) was founded in 1965 to provide Audiology and Hearing Care and Speech-Language Pathology to all those in need, regardless of their ability to pay. Providence strives to achieve its mission of “Enriching Life Through the Gifts of Speech and Hearing” by continually providing the highest quality services in the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of speech, language, and hearing disorders for persons of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. With eight locations, Providence is the leading service provider to the speech and hearing impaired of southern California, providing over 100,000 patient appointments each year.


World Hearing Forum Hosted by the World Health Organization
20 Avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland


The WHF envisions a world in which no person experiences hearing loss due to preventable causes and those with hearing loss can achieve their full potential through rehabilitation, education and empowerment. The goal of the Forum is to facilitate the implementation of the WHA70.13 resolution and support WHO’s advocacy actions in the field of hearing. Objectives are to undertake advocacy efforts for galvanizing support and raise awareness for ear and hearing care and to promote networking for knowledge sharing.

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.