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Government Links: Disability Specific:

Hearing Impairment and Deafness

Includes Hearing Impairment, Deafness, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Loss.

Click on this link for Vestibular Disorders, Inner Ear Disorders, Meniere's Syndrome, and Dizziness.
States:   WI    (Official USPS State Abbreviations)


New Sign National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) "provides health information about human communication and disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. They offer fact sheets, brochures, reports, directories, database searches, and other resources available for the public and health professionals." The website features a special section for parents of children with hearing or communication disorders as well as a newsletter, a comprehensive listing of links to related organizations and a frequently asked questions section. For more information, visit their website.

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New Sign Department of Health and Family Services: Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (BDHH), serving deaf and hard of hearing residents throughout Wisconsin, provides information and referral about hearing loss and available regional and statewide services and advocates for the rights of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. For more information, contact the regional office that serves your area.

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