About EarCommunity.com

EarCommunity.comEar Community is a charitable organization that is under the wing of the Broomfield Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Ear Community offers a warm and supportive community for individuals who were born with Microtia and Atresia, Hemifacial Microsomia, Treacher Collins Syndrome, and Goldenhar Syndrome, including varying degrees of hearing loss. Our website will help you learn about all of your options, self acceptance, advocacy, find helpful resources, and learn about the latest in technology for help with hearing loss and reconstructive surgical options. You will even find emotional support, financial assistance, and help on how to obtain bone conduction hearing devices. Most importantly, Ear Community is proud to help bring individuals and families together in the same situation through picnics that we host around the world each year.

If you would like to learn more about Microtia, Atresia, and the options that are currently available, you are welcome to listen to a one hour presentation that is offered through AudiologyOnline, found here.  This presentation is FREE and is available to anyone who would like to learn more about Microtia and Atresia.  You will need to register in order to access this complementary presentation.


Most Recent Posts


Oticon Medical Receives FDA Clearance to Market New Ponto Abutment Extension

No surgery, seamless fit with existing abutments for unprecedented  freedom of choice in bone anchored hearing solutions SOMERSET, NJ February 8 — Oticon Medical announced today that it has obtained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Ponto Abutment Extension. The new abutment extension seamlessly connects to existing abutments so users […]

Joel Orozco, born with Microtia of his left ear,  is the 4th recipient to receive a college scholarship from the Ear Community Organization.  January 2016.

Ear Community proudly awards its fourth college scholarship

Meet Joel Orozco, a freshman attending California State University, Fullerton.  Joel was born with Microtia and Atresia of his left ear.  Joel always had a positive outlook on life and always fit in with his classmates when he was younger and enjoyed playing on the playground with his peers.  However, during middle school he struggled […]

December 22nd, 2015.  Dr. Chelsea McNee with YuXi Sun Todd after being fitted with her newly donated Oticon Medical Ponto Plus hearing devices.

Young girl from China receives the gift of hearing just in time for Christmas from Ear Community and Oticon Medical

Meet YuXi Sun Todd.  YuXi is a beautiful seven year old girl who was born in Beijing, China, but is now a citizen living in the United States.  YuXi was born with bilateral Microtia and Atresia and has lived in an orphanage in China since three months of age. On May 22nd, 2015, YuXi was […]

December, 18th 2015.  Julia Patrick of Resort2Kindness presenting Melissa Tumblin a grant check for $10,000 for the Ear Community Organization.  Pictured with her two children, Hailey and Ally (whom Ear Community was founded after).

The Resort2Kindness Organization selects Ear Community for 2015 grant…

On December, 18th, 2015, Melissa Tumblin, Founder of the Ear Community Organization, was presented with a $10,000 grant by Julia Patrick, a representative of the Resort2Kindness Organization, a nonprofit organization that spreads kindness and generosity in Colorado.  Originally, Melissa thought she was attending a lunch interview for being one of the three finalists for this […]