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.