Helpful Links


The American Academy of Audiology

The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The active membership of more than 12,000 is dedicated to providing quality hearing care services through professional development, education, research, and increased public awareness of hearing and balance disorders.


Washington State Early Hearing Loss Detection, Diagnosis, and Intervention (EHDDI)

The EHDDI Program works to make sure hospitals and doctors understand and follow the above national 1-3-6 goals. To do this, we collect hearing test results on all babies born in Washington. When babies need further testing, we provide follow-up recommendations to their doctors. The doctors will then help families get further services that are needed.


The Better Hearing Institute

Founded in 1973, the Better Hearing Institute conducts research and engages in hearing health education with the goal of helping people with hearing loss benefit from proper treatment. 


The American Tinnitus Association

ATA is a global leader in the effort to find a cure for tinnitus. We bring together patients, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry partners and lawmakers to develop tinnitus management tools and fund vital tinnitus research. VEDA is a champion for the vestibular community and strives to achieve measurable results. 


Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA is a champion for the vestibular community and strives to achieve measurable results. They envision a global community where vestibular disorders are widely recognized, rapidly diagnosed, and effectively treated. 


National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders (NIDCD)

The NIDCD maintains a directory of organizations that might be able to answer questions and provide printed or electronic information on APDs.


Swedish Medical Center, Risk Factors for Hearing Loss

At Swedish Medical Center, the staff is at the heart of delivering on their promise of Swedish Memorable Care. As a respected medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medial specialty. Recognized by the patients they treat every day, they are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award.