Links and Downloads

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) | Website The national organization of which HLA-LCO is a chapter. Their website has many resources and links for hard of hearing individuals.

HLA-Oregon | Website The statewide organization associated with HLAA and is a source for various resources, information links, statewide news, a quarterly newsletter and the Survivor’s Manual download which is a valuable source of information and support. You’ll also find vocational rehabilitation services, information about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access Program, and the Telecommunication Devices Access Program

Oregon Communicaton Access Project (OR-CAP) | Website OR-CAP is an organization that works with HLA Chapters to gain captions at public events and venues.

Do You Think You Have a Hearing Loss? | Download
One-page fact sheet

Hearing Aid Checklist | Download
Consumer checklist for purchasing a hearing aid.

Current Issue of Hearing Loss Magazine | Website
From the Hearing Loss Association website.

National Center for Accessible Media | Website
A list of theaters equipped with captioning technology.

JobAccess.org | Website
The first and largest employment website for job seekers with disabilities.

Job Accommodation Network | Website
The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

ASL Access | Website
The world’s only organization specifically created to promote public access to sign language.

Canine Companions for Independence  | Website
A non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

Dogs for the Deaf | Website
Dogs for the Deaf rescues dogs for our programs from animal shelters throughout the western United States. After professional training at our southern Oregon facility, the dogs are placed with people who experienced  hearing loss or professionals who work with people with various disabilities and challenges.

Accredited Schools Online | Website
“Our hope is to inform and prepare students who are deaf and hard of hearing as best we can.” Follow the website link to learn more.