Hard of Hearing Resources

There are hundreds of resources available to the Hard of Hearing Arizonan.  In this section we have provided some of these resources.  If you cannot find what you need here, please contact us directly for more assistance.  We’re glad to help!

22 Hard Of Hearing Resources


Local physician Dr. Kay Miller writes about veterans and hearing loss:
Hearing Loss Widespread Among Post 9-1-1 Veterans


Hearing Aid Guides

AARP Consumer Guide to Hearing Aids


Hearing Aid Checklist

HLAA Hearing Aid Checklist


Lipreading Resources

The ACDHH Library has the following titles in our inventory:
I Can't Hear You in the Dark: How to Learn and Teach Lipreading
Cued Speech and the Reception of Spoken Language
Speechreading: A Way to Improve Understanding
I See What You Say - Lip Reading Program (Video Book Program)


Online Lipreading Resources Include:

Learn Lip Reading Help for Hearing Loss  
But remember, Lipreading isn't a miracle cure for hearing loss:
Stanford Magazine "Seeing at the Speed of Sound"


Interesting Blogs

Decibel Memos
Lipreading Mom
Living With Hearing Loss
Speak Up Librarian


Hearing Aids for Low-Income Arizonans:

Low-income? Can't afford hearing aids? Please contact Christine Milano, Program Assistant in the Hard of Hearing Program, and she will guide you to a resource: [email protected].


Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) Explained

Assistive Listening Devices to the Rescue!


Balance and Dizziness:

Find a Professional


BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo):

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo    


Businesses, Here’s Help For You!:

Tax Credit for Creating Access for the Disabled

Inclusion Solutions 
Job Accommodation Network


CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) & Captioning on Televisions:

Captioning Matters!

CART Brochure!

CART and Captioning Code of Ethics

CART Information from NCRA
CART Bill of Rights for Consumers


Cell Phones:

Phone Finder   
Wireless For All 
Digital Wireless Telephones and Hearing Aids:  An Introduction       
Hearing Aid Compatability with Cell Phones 


Churches (How to Create Access for the Hard of Hearing):

Places the Hearing Loop Serves  
Hearing Loss Resources  


Children and Families:

Music for Kids
Ear Infections in Kids
Early Intervention, State of Arizona
Children’s Rehab Services, State of Arizona 
Arizona Hands & Voices


Consumer Support Groups and Information:

Hearing Loss Web
Meniere’s Disease


Diabetes and Hearing Loss:

Association of NIDDM and Hearing Loss     
Maternally Inherited Diabetes and Deafness     
Prognostic Factors of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Diabetic Patients     
Wolfram Syndrome: Report of Four New Cases and a Review of Literature       


Educational Resources:

Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Students 


Meniere’s Disease:

Ménière's Disease


Noise and Kids:

Dangerous Decibels®
Listen to Your Buds    
Protect Your Child's Hearing     
It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing®    


Tinnitus Resources:

American Tinnitus Association

Guide to Tinnitus