800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5052 (TTY)
Gallaudet University provides educational programs, vocational training, sign language programs, technology, and barrier free design for those with hearing loss. The site also contains fact sheets, resource listings, and reading lists on all aspects of deafness and hearing loss.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
NIDCD Information Clearinghouse 1 (800) 241-1044
1 (800) 241-1055 (TTY)
NIDCD conducts and supports biomedical and behavioral research and training and the dissemination of information on disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language. The NIDCD Clearinghouse offers information to health professionals, patients, industry representatives and the public.
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. (SHHH)
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-2249 (TTY)
SHHH is an international volunteer organization composed of people who are hard of hearing, their relatives, and friends. SHHH provides self-help programs and referrals to local chapters.
The National Institute on Aging Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
1 (800) 222-2225
1-(800) 222-4225 (TTY)
The National Institute on Aging is the component of the National Institutes of Health devoted to improving the health of older people. This site offers the general public and health professionals consumer-oriented information on a wide range of topics important to older people and their families as well as a description of their research program.