The American Academy of Audiology is the world’s largest professional organization of, for and by audiologists. The active membership of more than 10,000 audiologists join together to provide the highest quality of hearing healthcare service to children and adults described by our national slogan “Caring for America’s Hearing.”
The American Academy of Audiology promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness and support of research.
ASHA’s mission is to ensure that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate effectively.
For 33 years the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), a not-for-profit organization, has educated the public and medical profession on hearing loss and its treatment. BHI offers a wealth of information on hearing loss, hearing solutions and hearing loss prevention; free consumer guides on better hearing, hearing aids, resources for people with hearing loss, as well as a parents guide to their childs hearing. BHI also conducts extensive research on the hearing loss population as well as unbiased research on customer satisfaction with hearing aids and the hearing healthcare process.
Healthy Hearing is a unique website featuring up-to-the-minute news, information and resources for those interested in hearing, causes and treatment of hearing loss, as well as hearing amplification systems. Importantly, Healthy Hearing provides a platform for information exchange and support between those faced with diseases of the ear and the challenges of hearing impairment.
VEDA is a nonprofit organization that provides information to the public about inner-ear balance disorders such as Meniere’s disease, BPPV, and labyrinthitis. Symptoms of vestibular disorders may include dizziness, imbalance, vertigo, nausea, and fuzzy vision and may be accompanied by hearing problems.