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Institutions:

Academy of Doctors on Audiology

The ADA is dedicated to the advancement of practitioner excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality audiologic care.

 

Alabama Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program

 

Alabama Early Intervention System

Early Intervention provides support and services for infants and toddlers birth through age 3 (0 to 36 months of age) who have a developmental delay or a medical diagnosis that can delay normal development

 

Alabama Hands & Voices

AHV is a parent-led, parent-driven nonprofit organization supporting all families with children who are deaf / hard of hearing regardless of communication choice.

 

Alabama Institute for the Deaf & Blind

AIDB is an education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are deaf, blind, deaf-blind and multi-disabled

 

Alabama State Department of Education

 

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell)

AG Bell is working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and speak. They provide support, information, resources and more to help guide you on your journey.

 

American Cochlear Implant Alliance

ACIA is committed to eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation by sponsoring research, driving heightened awareness and advocating for improved access to cochlear implants for patients of all ages across the United States. 

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Making effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all.

 

Beginnings

BEGINNINGS for Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc., has served families as a non-profit organization, incorporated under the laws of NC since 1987. BEGINNINGS was established to provide emotional support and access to information as a central resource for families with deaf or hard of hearing children, age birth through 21.

 

Council of Administrators of Special Education

CASE is an international professional educational organization which is affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society.

 

Hearing First

Hearing First’s mission is to help families ensure their child who is deaf or hard of hearing has opportunities to reach their full potential through listening and spoken language.

 

Hearing Loss Association of America

HLAA’s primary purpose is to educate ourselves, our families, friends, coworkers, teachers, hearing health care providers, industry, government, and others about hearing loss. 

 

Joint Committee on Infant Hearing

The JCIH mission is to address issues that are important to the early identification, intervention, and follow-up care of infants and young children with hearing loss.

 

National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Our mission and vision is to improve individual and organizational success for state leaders of special education by providing relevant services that guide positive systemic change and results thereby ensuring students with disabilities will live, learn, work and participate in their communities.

 

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

 

National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders 

The NIDCD is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.

 

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Herman and Emmie Bolden Foundation

Hill Crest Foundation

Robert R. Meyer Foundation

Susan Mott Webb Charitable Trust

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Contact

Location:
Shades Valley Presbyterian Church
2305 Montevallo Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35223

Telephone: (205) 728-5480

Email: [email protected]

The Woolley Institute for Spoken-Language Education (WISE), is a 501 © not for profit organization dedicated to teaching deaf children to speak. We are a statewide, family focused program working in collaboration with Alabama’s Early Intervention System, local school systems, and private and public entities which advance the education of deaf children who use listening and spoken language.