Resources

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 48 million (20 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss making it a public health issue third in line after heart disease and arthritis.

www.hearingloss.org


Center For Living and Working – Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Central MA

CLW’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Independent Living Services (DHILS) include a variety of services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers. We accept referrals from other agencies or individuals may self-refer by visiting or calling our offices.


Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – MCDHH provides accessible communication, education, and advocacy to consumers and private and public entities so that programs, services, and opportunities throughout Massachusetts are fully accessible to persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.

The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is the principal agency in the Commonwealth on behalf of people of all ages who are deaf and hard of hearing, established by  Massachusetts General Laws.


modern guide to hearing loss
Online “Modern Guide to Hearing Loss” A Modern Guide to Hearing Loss for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing published by Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (PDF version)