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Anatomy/Physiology

- How Hearing & Balance Work - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Slide Show: How You Hear - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Atlas of the Body: The Ear - American Medical Association

Clinical Trials

- ClinicalTrials.gov: Deafness - National Institutes of Health
- ClinicalTrials.gov: Hearing Disorders - National Institutes of Health

Coping

- Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working with You - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Adult Aural Rehabilitation - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Getting Through: Talking to a Person Who Is Hard - American Academy of Audiology
- Frequently Asked Questions about FCC Provisions fo - Federal Communications Commission

Diagnosis/Symptoms

- Hearing Problems - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Understanding Your Audiogram - American Academy of Audiology

Dictionaries/Glossaries

- NIDCD Glossary - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Directories

- Find a Professional: Online Directory of Audiology - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Find an Audiologist - American Academy of Audiology
- Directory of Organizations - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Genetics

- Genetics Home Reference: Alström synd - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Collagenopathy, types II - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Jervell and Lange-Nielsen - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Nonsyndromic deafness - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Otospondylomegaepiphyseal - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Pendred syndrome - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Stickler syndrome - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Usher syndrome - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Waardenburg syndrome - National Library of Medicine
- Genetics Home Reference: Weissenbacher-Zweym&Atild - National Library of Medicine
- Genes and Disease: Deafness - National Center for Biotechnology Information
- Genes and Disease: Pendred Syndrome - National Center for Biotechnology Information
- 'Modifier Gene' Makes Some Hearing Loss - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Health Check Tools

- Ten Ways to Recognize Hearing Loss - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Test Your Sense of Pitch - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Law and Policy

- Employment Rights of People with Communication Dis - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Telecommunications Relay Services and National 711 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

National Institutes of Health

- Hearing Loss - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Hearing, Ear Infections, and Deafness - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Organizations

- American Hearing Research Foundation -
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -
- American Academy of Audiology -
- National Institute on Deafness and Other Communica -

Other Languages

- Im Lang Vang - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Overviews

- Types of Hearing Loss - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Hearing Loss - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Prevention/Screening

- Hearing Screening - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Choose the Hearing Protection That's Right fo - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
- Noise and Hearing Protection - American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
- Have WISE EARS! for Life: Protect Yourself and You - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation/Recovery

- Aural Rehabilitation - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Related Issues

- How Deaf People Communicate - Gallaudet University, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
- Common Questions about Audiologists - American Academy of Audiology
- Use of Vaccines for the Prevention of Meningitis i - National Immunization Program
- Earwax - American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
- Hearing Loss: A Side Effect of Medication? - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- American Sign Language - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Captions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Viewers - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Hearing Loss and Bone Disorders - Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National Resource Center
- Fire Safety for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - United States Fire Administration

Research

- Can You Hear Me Now?: What Teens Know about Hearin - Nemours Foundation
- Early Diagnosis of Usher Syndrome Type 1 Made Poss - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Researchers Use Gene Therapy to Grow New Hair Cell - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Gene That Blocks Regrowth of Hearing Cells Identif - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Restore Hair Cells - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Researchers Discover Mechanism Underlying Stereoci - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Seniors

- Hearing Loss and Older Adults - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Presbycusis - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Specific Conditions

- Bilateral Vestibulopathy - American Hearing Research Foundation
- Perforated Eardrum - American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
- Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED) - American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
- Auditory Neuropathy - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Noise-Induced Hearing Loss - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Otosclerosis - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Sudden Deafness - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Waardenburg Syndrome - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Statistics

- Prevalence and Incidence of Hearing Loss in Adults - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Treatment

- What Are Assistive Listening Devices or " - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Digital Hearing Aids: Current "State-of-t - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Cochlear Implants - Food and Drug Administration
- Cochlear Implants - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
- Hearing Aids - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders