|American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)|
|1650 Diagonal Road|
|Alexandria, VA 22314-2857|
|Phone: ||(703) 836-4444|
|Web Address: ||www.entnet.org|
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization of physicians dedicated to the care of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders. Its Web site includes information for the general public on ENT disorders.
|American Hearing Research Foundation|
|8 South Michigan Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60603-4539|
|Phone: ||(312) 726-9670|
|Fax: ||(312) 726-9695|
|Web Address: ||www.american-hearing.org|
The American Hearing Research Foundation helps pay for research into hearing and balance disorders and also helps to educate the public about these disorders. On their website you can find general information on many common ear disorders, including descriptions, causes, diagnoses, and treatments. References are also included as a source for further information. The American Hearing Research Foundation also publishes a newsletter, available by subscription, as well as a number of pamphlets on a variety of topics.
|American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|2200 Research Boulevard|
|Rockville, MD 20850-3289|
|Fax: ||(301) 296-8580|
|TDD: ||(301) 296-5650|
|Web Address: ||www.asha.org/public|
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) promotes the interests of and provides services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science. ASHA also advocates for people with communication disabilities. The Web site has information on related health topics, self-help groups, and finding a professional in your area.
|National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication DisordersNational Institutes of Health |
|31 Center Drive, MSC 2320|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2320|
|Fax: ||(301) 402-0018|
|Web Address: ||www.nidcd.nih.gov|
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, advances research in all aspects of human communication and helps people who have communication disorders. The website has information about hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.
|Noise and Hearing Conservation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor|
|200 Constitution Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20210|
|Phone: ||1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742)|
|TDD: ||1-877-889-5627 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/index.html|
The Noise and Hearing Conservation section of the OSHA Web site provides information on U.S. government noise standards, general information on noise-induced and work-related hearing loss, and how to protect your hearing.