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Advocacy and Legal Services: Disability Specific:

Hearing Impairment, Hard of Hearing, Deafness

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New Sign World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) international organization representing 70 million people worldwide, works with the UN to promote the rights of deaf people in all countries.


New Sign Better Hearing Institute is an education and advocate organization about hearing loss, treatment, prevention, Tinnitus, which offers aural education, counseling, hearing loss resources, publications, a blog and discussion forum. They offer a guide "Your Guide to Better Hearing" and "Hearing Loss e-Guides." Request the guides on their website. For more information contact them at Better Hearing Institute,1444 I Street, NW, Suite 700,Washington, DC 20005, or Phone - 202.449.1100, or Fax - 202.216.9646 or send E-mail to mail@betterhearing.org.

New Sign Hard of Hearing Advocates (HOHA) is an advocacy organization for the hard of hearing. They help people by creating and implementing programs and solutions where people who are hard of hearing have undue problems. , Poor hearing denies people quality of life. Better hearing would allow them easier communication to be more functional and productive, resulting in a benefit not only to them but to society as well. For more information, contact the Hard of Hearing Advocates, PO Box 1184, Upton, MA 01568, or Phone: (508) 875-8662, and FAX (508) 529-4069.

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