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 36 million (17 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss making it a public health issue third in line after heart disease and arthritis.
HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss.
This video from the Hearing Loss Association of America presents information about how to identify hearing loss, possible causes of hearing loss, options for intervention and strategies to improve communication.
Posted with permission from the HLAA this is a series of seven 4-minute captioned videos produced by the HLAA and Knowlera Media that provide accurate information about hearing loss and what can be done about it. Video titles include:
- Hearing Loss Basic Facts
- Hearing Loss Symptoms
- Hearing Loss Diagnosis
- Hearing Loss Treatment
- Living with Hearing Loss
- Hearing Loss Causes and Preventions
- Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants and Assistive Listening Devices