We know that you are working hard to stay safe and healthy, take care of your families, meet the needs of the individuals you serve, and find creative ways to connect from a distance. ASHA members’ and volunteers’ safety is our top priority, and we’re here to help you during this uncertain time. Check for the latest updates and resources, including on telepractice.

Please contact the Action Center (800-498-2071 or with any questions.

What is Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is different in every person. Have your hearing tested to find out how you hear.

Your ear has three parts—the outer, the middle, and the inner ear. You may have trouble hearing if there is a problem with any of these parts.

There are three things to know about hearing loss. These include the:

Children with hearing loss may have trouble learning to talk. They may not do well in school. Adults can have trouble at work, in school, and with friends. It is important to have a hearing test if you think there may be a problem.

To find an audiologist near you, visit ProFind.

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