This is the world’s leading membership organization and information center on pediatric hearing loss and auditory approach. Its website provides a wealth of resources, and it has a local chapter in New York.
This is an educational advocacy organization of people working together across NYS to promote issues of importance to New Yorkers with hearing loss. Local chapters are posted on the website.
ConsumerAffairs' Cochlear Implant Guide educates readers on important aspects to consider when selecting a cochlear implant. It answers common questions about the components, processes and style of the device. It also addresses hearing implant candidacy and breaks down the pros and cons of the major cochlear implant brands with verified reviews.
Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Hearing and Speech Center,
Lower Level, Conference Room,
Department of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders,
New Hyde Park, N.Y.11040
This is a new support group for families of deaf and hard of hearing children sponsored by Mill Neck Manor School for the deaf. They hold fun activities for children and sponsor speakers for the parents. You can find them on Facebook or contact: Marni Schlectman (516) 342-1057
This is an online community for the hearing impaired, families and professionals. They offer current news, forums, chats and more on issues related to hearing loss, particularly for parents. Founder, Paula Rosenthal. J.D. is both an adult with a hearing loss, and a parent of a deaf child. A Long Island parent support group was formed in
For the past 25 years, the Institute has concentrated its efforts to improve the lives of all people that are deaf or hard of hearing. It is a national resource for families and professionals on deafness, the treatment and rehabilita-tion of deaf and hard of hearing children, cochlear implants, and a wide range of otolaryngological, audiological, hearing habilitation and technical issues. They publish a free newsletter, that can be accessed on their website. www.childrenshearing.org