RESOURCES FOR HEARING LOSS QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

Hearing Loss Resource Specialists

 

Jennifer Stuessy, Greater Los Angeles

Agency on Deafness (GLAD), Los Angeles

323-478-8000, jstuessy@gladinc.org

 

Pauline Gaeta, Center on Deafness

Inland Empire (CODIE), Riverside

951-275-5000, pgaeta@codie.org

 

Colette Noble, NorCal Services for Deaf &

Hard of Hearing, Sacramento

916-340-5493, cnoble@norcalcenter.org

Sr. Ann Rooney, Burlingame

annrooney@sbcglobal.net

 

Bruce Harris, Berkeley bjharris@ieee.org

Valerie Stern, LCSW, Sunland

Psychotherapist – hearing loss and grief,

certified equine assisted psychotherapist

310-936-0939, www.valeriesternlcsw.com

 

Alison Freeman, PhD, West LA. Sherman

Oaks Psychologist – hearing loss, trauma

and crisis counseling, stress management

and teletherapy, 310-712-1200,

www.dralisonfreeman.net

 

For Parents

 

Independently Merging Parents Association

of California (IMPACT)

Parent group focused on securing the best

for children regardless of methodology,

www.impactfamilies.org

Nationwide, www.handsandvoices.org

Oral Deaf Education, Oraldeafed.org

Free Parent handbook, DVD, videos

Education Helen Walter

hwalterl@dc.rr.com, 951-849-6713

 

For Youth

Training & Advocacy Group (TAG), LA

Self-Advocacy group for D/HoH children

& teens, www.tagkids.us

 

HEAR YA NOW. Young Adults Group

Social events, online community

www.hearyanow.tumblr.com

 

Cochlear Implants

 

Cochlear Americas

www.cochlearamericas.com

Med El www.medel.com

 

Advanced Bionics

www.advancedbionics.com

House Research Institute

213-483-4431, www.hei.org

 

Clinics

 

The HEAR Center, Pasadena

Hearing/speech therapy, Community out

reach, hearing aid dispensing. All ages,

www.hearcenter.org, 626-796-2016

 

House Ear Clinic, Los Angeles

213-483-9930, www.hei.org

 

 

 

 

 

Cochlear implant services

Stanford University

Cochlear implant services

cochlearimplant@stanford.edu,

650-736- 4351, www.med.stanford.edu/ohns

 

Hearing and Speech Center, San Francisco

415-921-7658, info@hearingspeech.org

www.hearingspeech.org

 

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford!

Pediatric hearing loss

650-498-2738, jwinzelberg@lpch.org

 

John Tracy Clinic

Pediatric hearing loss, free services world wide

www.johntracyclinic.org, 213-748-5481

 

Oberkotter Foundation

Pediatric hearing loss, free materials, oral

schools, www.oraldeafed.org

 

Financial Aid

Audient Alliance

audientalliance.org, 206-838-7194

 

Let them Hear Foundation, Palo Alto

650-462-3143, http://www.letthemhear.org

 

Career Counseling/Employment Services

 

HLAA Employment Toolkit

Interview strategies; hearing loss and ADA;

communication tips; insurance coverage for

hearing aids, www.hearingloss.org/

advocacy/Employment.asp#jobtoolkit

 

 

 

 

GLAD/EDD

GLAD/Employment Development Dept

www.gladinc.org

213-478-8000, info@gladinc.org

 

Dept of Rehabilitation, (DOR)

Deaf/HoH Advisory Coram (DHHAC)

Stephanie Stansell

Stephanie.stansell@yahoo.com

 

Vocational Rehab provides clients with hearing

aids/devices necessary to secure or retain

employment, www.dor.ca.gov

 

Deaf/Disabled Telecomm Access (DDTP)

Administrative Committee (TADDAC)

 

Colette Noble (Hard of Hearing)

916-340-5493, cnoble@gmail.com

 

Nancy Hammons, (Late Deafened)

hammonsn@aol.com

 

Chriz Dally, (Deaf)

ChrizDally@comcast.net

 

Equipment Program (EPAC)

Brian Winic (Hard of Hearing),

lovetwohear@aol.com

 

Vacant (deaf/blind)

Free Telephones (CTAP)

www.ddtp.org/ctap

 

Lawyers

 

David Grey, david@greyslaw.com

Special education law

 

 

Lawyers

 

John Waldo, john@wash-cap.com

Captioning of movies/theatre

 

Gaylord & Nantais, gaylordnantais.com

Hearing Loss Claims

 

California Hearing Loop Directory

 

ADD your looped facility.

http://hearinglossca.org/hearing-loops

 

Online Videos

HLAA, www.hearingloss.org/content/videoseries-

learn-about-hearing-loss

 

www.hearingloss.org/content/video-serieshearing-

assistive-technology

 

Listen and Speak, children

www.oraldeafed.org/movies/index.h

 

Captions

 

Captioned movies search engine

Captionfish.com

 

Captioned Netflix instant library

www,phlixie.com

 

Captioned videos of world’s leading

thinkers. TED.com

 

Captioned/looped theatre

Griot Theatre, griottheatre.org

 

 

 

 

Captioning for workshops, lectures, courts

 

Arlene Patton,

arlepatton@aol.com, 626-337-8331

 

Captioning at College

Colette Noble

916-340-5493, cnoble@norcalcenter.org

 

Assistance Dogs for hard of hearing/deaf

 

Canine Companions for Independence

www.cci.org 800-572-2275

 

Sam Simon Foundation

www.samsimonfoundation.com,

310-457-5898

 

Other Resources

 

Hard of Hearing / Late Deafened Program

at DCARA www.dcara.org

 

Lip reading classes

www.hearinglossca.org

 

Aural Rehab Group for CIs, San Diego

Mellisa Essenburg, M.S., CCC-SLP

mellisaslp@yahoo.com, 858-232-5842

www.SanDiegoSpeechPathology.com

 

Better Hearing Institute

Educates the public and medical

profession on hearing loss, its treatment

and prevention, 202-449-1100,

www.bcttcrhearing.org

 

 

 

 

Living and Coping with Hearing Loss by

Sam Trychin

samtrychin@adelphia.net

www.trychin.com

 

Hearing Loss Network & Web

www.hearinglossnetwork.org

www.hearinglossweb.com

larry@hearinglossnetwork.org

 

Hearing Loss Help E-zine

www.hearinglosshelp.com

neil@hearinglosshelp.com

 

Deafness in Disguise

A fascinating look at the history of

hearing devices.

http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/did/index.htm