Hearing health resources
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA is the professional, scientific and credentialing association for member speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally. A portion of their website is dedicated to educational resources for consumers.
Association of NZ Audiology Incorporated
ANZAI is a professional association of Audiologists and Audiometrists in New Zealand. Their core values are ethics in Audiology, providing professional advice and hearing instruments to the hearing impaired and continuing support to fellow members of the organisation.
Hearing Association New Zealand
Hearing.org.nz Website goal is to advance the interests and general welfare of all persons with a hearing loss, their family (whanau) and all who support them, to improve their quality of life.
Hearing Health Magazine
Hearinghealthfoundation.org is a digital version of the Deafness Research Foundation's quarterly publication, Hearing Health magazine includes latest discoveries from some of best and brightest researchers in the field of hearing health and informative articles about hearing loss and prevention.
Hear-it.org Ii an international non-profit and non-commercial organization whose website has been established to increase public awareness of hearing impairment and includes a wealth of information on hearing loss, hearing protection, tinnitus and hearing products. A European website language options include; English, German, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Hearing Therapists Association of New Zealand
Hearingtherapists.org.nz Hearing Therapists Association provide a comprehensive aural rehabilitation service for adults with hearing impairment and their families / whanau.
"How's your hearing?"
Howsyourhearing.org is a consumer website developed by the American Academy of Audiology, a professional organisation of Audiologist, that features topics such as hearing, hearing loss prevention, hearing aids, cochlear implants, common conditions and more.
New Zealand Audiological Society Inc.
The New Zealand Audiological Society promotes excellence in hearing care, for all New Zealanders, by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy and education.
New Zealand Ministry of Health
New Zealand Ministry of Health is the Government's principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders. The Ministry of Health helps you where your hearing loss is caused by factors such as disease, a genetic condition or the aging process.
New Zealand Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Support Network
Tinnitus.org.nz Assists tinnitus suffers in managing tinnitus. They also promote community awareness of tinnitus and the preventable dangers of excessive noise causing tinnitus and deafness. They offer support and counseling services for people with tinnitus.
Sound Matters s a campaign by the Starkey Hearing Foundation to raise social awareness of healthy hearing, prevention of hearing damage, and regular hearing check-ups. The Sound Matters website features downloadable brochures, articles and education resources.
Super Gold Card
Super Gold Card is a discount and concessions card for seniors and veterans, in recognition of their contribution to New Zealand society. If you hold a Super Gold Card you are eligible for subsidies and funding options for your hearing aid.
The Accident Compensation Corporation
ACC supports people with injury-related hearing loss.
The National Foundation for the Deaf
NFD promotes the interests of nearly half a million deaf and hearing impaired New Zealanders. They focus on breaking down barriers for people with hearing loss and promote the appreciation of good sound. They encourage all New Zealanders to protect and preserve their hearing.
The New Zealand Tinnitus Association
NZTA acts as the resource centre for local tinnitus support associations and groups in New Zealand, and as the association for people who live in remote areas where there is no local group.
Hear-it.org Is an international non-profit and non-commercial organization whose website has been established to increase public awareness of hearing impairment and includes a wealth of information on hearing loss, hearing protection, tinnitus and hearing products. A European website language options include; English, German, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Veterans' Affairs New Zealand
Veterans' Affairs New Zealand exists to meet government's obligation to veterans through the provision of policy advice to the government and service delivery to the veteran community, including War Disablement Pension claims for hearing loss.