Formally called SHHH, Self Help for Hard of Hearing is the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss. The Hearing Loss Association of America exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support.
Dogs for the Deaf (DFD) was founded in 1977 by the late Roy G. Kabat, a long-time Hollywood and circus animal trainer who raised animals for motion pictures and television shows including "Dr. Doolittle" and "Born Free."
The National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS). NBC-HIS is an independent professional certification board that conducts national competency examinations and offers Board Certified status to hearing instrument dispensers who meet its standards of competence.
The International Hearing Society (IHS), formerly the National Hearing Aid Society, is the non-profit, professional association that represents Hearing Instrument Specialists® in the United States, Canada and several other countries.
Established in 1999 as a consumer protection agency, the Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) oversees the licensing and regulation of 15 health related professions under a unified administrative structure.