American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

The American Academy of Audiology is the world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The active membership of more than 11,000 is dedicated to providing quality hearing care services through professional development, education, research, and increased public awareness of hearing and balance disorders.

11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
(800) AAA-2336
(703) 790-8466

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 166,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.

2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3289
(301) 296-5700
(301) 296-5650 (TTY)

American Tinnitus Association (ATA)

The American Tinnitus Association exists to cure tinnitus through the development of resources and tinnitus research. The website provides resource information on current tinnitus research and management strategies.

522 S.W. Fifth Ave., Ste.825
Portland, OR 97204
(800) 634-8978

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

The Hearing Loss Association of America is the leading organization representing people with hearing loss and is comprised of individuals with hearing loss, their families and friends. HLAA provides information, support and education along with advocacy. Local chapters and state organizations are listed on the website.

7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-2248

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

National Institutes of Health NIDCD conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. The NIDCD website provides resource information on numerous topics.

31 Center Drive MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
(800) 241-1044
(800) 241-1055 (TTY)

Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia

SHAV is the recognized voice and leader in audiology and speech-language pathology, setting the highest standard of ethical practice and quality care. Their mission is to promote awareness, diversity and collaboration in the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology through empowerment and advocacy for members and the community in order to ensure best practices.

3126 W. Cary Street #436
Richmond, VA 23221-3504

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH)

The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing works to reduce the communication barriers between persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are hearing, including family members, service providers, and the general public.

1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 203
Henrico, VA 23229-5012
(800) 552-7917 (V/TTY)
(804) 662-9502 (V/TTY)