No organization is an island. John Tracy Clinic is part of a vital network of resources for the deaf and hard-of hearing community. Our work is highly acclaimed among our industry colleagues the world over. In fact, we regularly take part in local, national and international conferences and speaking engagements and exchange ideas and methodologies with other organizations in our field to help young children with hearing loss to develop speech, language and listening skills to thrive in the hearing world.
Videos from Dr. Daniel Ling at the Auditory Verbal Learning Institute (AVLI) at the University of Ottowa in 2002
Dr. Ling discusses the assessment of speech, acoustics of speech, and the bases of the Ling System of auditory-verbal practice with an audience of professionals.
The programs listed below may provide some financial support for hearing aids and cochlear implants.
BETTER HEARING HEALTH
Lists links for financial assistance
COCHLEAR IMPLANT ONLINE
Offers encouragement and ideas for seeking funding.
Provides a guide for financial help in the U.S. and articles about hearing aids.
Provides hearing aids for deaf and hard of hearing persons in the U.S.
HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
Provides information about national or regional resources for obtaining amplification in the U.S.
Clubs in the U.S. provide hearing aids to people with limited finances who are legal residents. The International Clubs vary in the assistance provided. Local organizations should be contacted for details.
Lists programs that may provide financial assistance for hearing aids in parts of the U.S.
SO THE WORLD MAY HEAR
Starkey Foundation through missions to different countries provides hearing aids for persons around the world.
GIFT OF HEARING FOUNDATION
Works with U.S. medical community to provide financial support for economically disadvantaged persons to receive cochlear implants.
LET THEM HEAR FOUNDATION
Provides hearing services in CA, U.S. and through mission trips around the world to those with limited resources.
THE HIKE FUND, INC.
Provides hearing aids, FMs and specialized equipment for children birth to 20 years in U.S. and Canada.
MIRACLE EAR CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION
Provides assistance for hearing aids to underserved people with hearing loss in the U.S.
National Loaner Bank works with audiologists in U.S. to provide hearing aids for children birth to three years waiting for listening device.
FIRST HAND FOUNDATION
Provides funding for children worldwide with health related needs when insurance and finances are limited.
EARLY TREATMENT UNDER MEDICAID
Offers U.S. government funding for some children needing hearing assistance.
AUDINET: AN ALLIANCE FOR ACCESSIBLE HEARING CARE
Provides financial help to adults and children from low income families in the U.S.
FOUNDATION FOR SIGHT AND SOUND
“Help America Hear Program” provides hearing aids for adults and children in U.S. with limited resources.
Lists U.S. state funds for children and adults needing hearing assistance.
Financial aid to children and adults in the U.S. for listening devices, medical treatment and educational assistance.
John Tracy Clinic (JTC) provides diagnostic and educational programs to families of young children with hearing loss. It does not offer funds for equipment, surgery or individual and organizational financial needs. Visit other sections of JTC’s website to learn about onsite and distance services available.