Deaf / Hearing Impaired / Tinnitus / Meniere's
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National. 100 groups. Founded 1971. Provides support, information, education and advocacy for persons affected by tinnitus. Funds research. Dues $35/yr for online membership and $40 for full membership ($55 outside the U.S.) includes 'Tinnitus Today' magazine.
American Tinnitus Association
P.O. Box 5
Portland, OR 97207
Voice: 1-800-634-8978 or 503-248-9985
National. 16 affiliated chapters. Founded 1977. Promotes the educational, economical and social welfare of deaf and hard-of-hearing straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered persons and their friends. Discussion of practical problems and solutions. Advocacy, conferences, newsletter, assistance in starting groups, moderated online mutual help activities. Online information on contacting a local chapter.
Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf
c/o Henry Carter
731 Lake Drive
Snellville, GA 30039
International. 200 chapters and groups. Founded 1979. * Aim is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing support, information, education, referrals and advocacy. Assistance in starting groups.
Hearing Loss Assoc. of America
7910 Woodmont Ave. Ste. 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814