Lists of our most popular Canadian and other links are included at the bottom of each page of our website. The following additional links are provided to assist visitors to our pages find more information on the Internet. Inclusion of any given link does not imply endorsement by CHHA Manitoba Chapter of a particular service, product or organization.
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) provides a wide variety of programs and services to disabled Manitobans
Central Speech and Hearing Clinic (an affiliate of Victoria General Hospital)
The Hearing Foundation of Canada is a national nonprofit organization committed to eliminating the devastating effects of hearing loss on the lives of Canadians by promoting prevention, early diagnosis, leading-edge medical research and successful intervention.
Centre for Hearing Loss Help This site has lots of material, including articles about hearing loss, technical data on assistive listening devices and information about hearing aids. The site operator also offers a variety of books and products for sale.
Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) provides detailed descriptions of Vestibular disorders, including Meniere’s Disease, and also includes a list of support groups. VEDA membership includes a subscription to their quarterly newsletter.
Hear Net On Line (Australia) a hearing loss educational resource
http://www.vertigo8.com/ information on ordering the book Vertigo! When the World Spins out of Control by Linda Howard Zonana.
BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society provides information and support in British Columbia, Canada for people with balance, dizziness, and vestibular disorders.
Hearing Loss Association of America (A national US organization that advocates on behalf of deaf and hard of hearing Americans)
The Canadian Hearing Society (head office in Toronto, with offices throughout Ontario)
Barrier-Free Manitoba (a non-profit, non-partisan, cross-disability initiative formed in 2008 to advocate for accessibility-rights legislation in Manitoba)
The Right to Quiet Society (a web site devoted to understanding and addressing noise pollution)
CanadaHelps.org (a charitable organization that processes on-line credit card donations to Canadian charities)
Canadian Abilities Foundation (provides a forum for the exchange of information to promote an inclusive society)
Hear-it (An information resource on hearing loss)
Say What Club (an on-line discussion group for late-deafened, hard of hearing and deaf adults, including special groups for CI users and people with Meniere’s disease)
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) publishes many interesting articles on issues affecting older adults, including hearing loss and other health concerns.
http://www.deaf-rights.state.mn.us/ A detailed listing provided by Commission of Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MCDHH) to ensure that deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing residents are aware of their rights under Minnesota law – also a useful resource for those in other jurisdictions.