LINKS LIBRARY

JTC provides information on childhood hearing loss, listening, language, speech and education for parents to use, and professionals to share. Below are other resources that could be useful to families wishing to learn more for helping their young children with hearing loss.

HEARING DEVICES FOR CHILDREN

Cochlear Implants

Advanced Bionics

Cochlear Corp

Med El

Hearing Aids

Oticon

Phonak

Siemens

Widex 

Wireless Systems

Roger

POSSIBLE FUNDING ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

Sources for funds, specific criteria, and general lists change often. U.S. states may offer help within EPSTD for birth to three, Hearing Aid Banks, and Medicaid. The links listed below may identify possible financial support for children’s hearing aids and cochlear implants

ASHA
Possible sources for meeting costs of audiology services or listening devices.

AUDENT ALLIANCE
Reduced costs for hearing aids for low-income families in the U.S.

BETTER HEARING HEALTH
Links of organizations that might help offer financial assistance.

H.I.K.E. FUND
Donates monies towards devices to aid communication of children in the U.S. and Canada.

Kiwanis
Groups fund raise and do projects for varying needs

LIONS INTERNATIONAL
U.S. clubs provide hearing aids to those with limited finances. International Clubs assistance varies. Contact local organizations for details.

Hear the World Foundation

Annual projects to provide hearing aids and other support.

Community Groups
Look globally, ask locally by contacting Elks, Quota, Sertoma and area foundations

John Tracy Center (JTC) provides diagnostic and educational programs to families of young children with hearing loss. It does not offer funds for equipment, surgery or individual and organizational financial needs. Visit other sections of JTC’s website to learn about onsite and distance services available.