The Hearing Aid Tax Credit is endorsed by nearly every major hearing healthcare organization and advocacy group. Some of the largest include:
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age.
A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (A.G. Bell)
A.G. Bell is a support network for children and adults with hearing loss, their families and the professionals that work with them. Through advocacy, education, research, and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk, and thrive in mainstream society.
Academy of Doctors of Audiology
The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is dedicated to the advancement of practitioner excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality audiologic care.
American Academy of Audiology
With over 11,000 members, the Academy is the world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The Academy promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.
- Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) (formerly SHHH)
HLAA is the nation's largest organization for people with hearing loss. HLAA exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy, and support.
Hearing Industries Association
HIA is the organization that represents the companies that manufacture more than 90% of hearing aids sold in the U.S., as well as their suppliers.
Hearing Network Alliance (HNA)
HNA, a division of the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO), represents hearing care networks and plans who serve the rapidly growing population of Americans suffering from hearing loss
International Hearing Society (IHS)
IHS is the professional association of hearing aid dispensing professionals, primarily comprised of hearing aid specialists, who are state licensed professionals who test hearing, fit, and dispense hearing aids, and provide associated rehabilitation and counseling.
Other, just as important but more specialized, endorsing organizations include:
- Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD)
CEASD is committed to providing equitable educational opportunities for children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Council of the American Instructors of the Deaf, Inc. (CAID)
CAID is an organization for teachers, administrators, educational interpreters, residential personnel, and other concerned professionals involved in the education of the deaf.
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Alliance (DHHA)
DHHA provides opportunities for leadership and personal growth within the signing (deaf) community.
- Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) (formerly Deafness Research Foundation)
HHF is a leading source of private funding for basic and clinical research in the area of hearing health.
- Independence through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (ITEM) Coalition
The ITEM Coalition is devoted to raising awareness and building support for policies that will enhance access to assistive devices, technologies, and related services for people with disabilities and chronic conditions.
- League for the Hard of Hearing
The League is a leading not-for-profit hearing rehabilitation and human services agency for infants, children, and adults who are hard of hearing, deaf, and deaf-blind.
- Media Access Group at WGBH
The Media Access Group at WGBH has been pioneering and delivering accessible media to disabled adults, students, and their families for over 30 years.
- National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
NAD is a non-profit organization designed to empower deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
- National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
NCRA is committed to advancing the profession of those who capture and integrate the spoken word into a comprehensive and accurate information base for the benefit of the public and private sectors.
- National Cued Speech Association (NCSA)
NCSA is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports the effective use of cued speech and its applications.