In-person and online support groups

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
www.agbell.org
For families dealing with childhood hearing loss and hard-of-hearing adults who choose to communicate through spoken language and speech reading. Extensive resource list.

Alt.support.hearing-loss
newsgroups.cryer.info/alt/support.hearing-loss
Discussion group for people with hearing loss.

American Tinnitus Association
www.ata.org
The nonprofit ATA is an organization working to cure tinnitus, as well as a support group for sufferers.

H.E.A.R.
www.hearnet.com
For musicians and music-lovers with hearing loss or who want to avoid hearing loss.

Hearing Loss Association of America
www.hearingloss.org
Hearing-loss support and advocacy group and links to hearing professionals.

The Listen-Up Web
www.listen-up.org
For families of deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

National Association for the Deaf
www.nad.org
Advocacy group for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, with a focus on American Sign Language users.

Say What Club
www.saywhatclub.com
Online support group of late-deafened, hard-of-hearing, and deaf adults.

General information on hearing loss

Better Hearing Institute
www.betterhearing.org
Hearing-aid industry-sponsored site. Includes non-product-specific information.

National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
www.nidcd.nih.gov
Government clearinghouse on hearing-loss issues.

Other government agencies

U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy
www.dol.gov/odep
Resources for disabled people in the workforce.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov
Information on hearing aids for service veterans.

Professional organizations

American Academy of Audiology
www.audiology.org
Find an audiologist.