About EarCommunity.com

EarCommunity.comEar Community is a global charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We offer 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

Cochlear Opposes Proposed CMS Rule That Would Significantly Limit Access to Cochlear Baha Implant System Technology for Medicare Patients

July 22, 2014 Media Contact Kerri Lewandowski Public Relations Manager Cochlear Americas KLewandowski@Cochlear.com Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System Centennial, Colo., (July 22, 2014) - Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced […]

Ivy Welsh, Ear Community financial assistance award recipient, May 17, 2014

Ear Community helps a young girl get to Los Angeles for Microtia reconstructive ear surgery

Ear Community is proud to have been able to help Ivy Welsh get to Los Angeles, CA so she could have surgery for a newly reconstructed Medpor ear on May 17th, 2014.  This was Ivy Welsh’s second surgery after living with a previously botched reconstructed ear from over seven years ago.  This was her second […]

Milargro Alfaro, born with RMA and Goldenhar Syndrome from Maryland, is the recipient of a Cochlear Baha 4 from Cochlear on March 5th, 2014

Cochlear Americas donates a new Baha 4 processor to help a child hear better through Ear Community

Meet little Milagro Alfaro who was born with Microtia and Atresia of her right ear. Milagro is four years old and also has Goldenhar Syndrome along with additional medical issues. Even though Milagro has better hearing in her left ear, she has struggled with chronic middle ear fluid that has impacted that ear’s access to […]

Oticon Medical announces partnership with Prof. Hakansson on future Bone Conduction Implant (BCI) Project

Oticon Medical has entered into a partnership with Bo Håkansson, PhD, Professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, for the future commercialization of the active transcutaneous Bone Conduction Implant (BCI). Prof. Håkansson is the inventor of the first bone anchored hearing aid and is one of the pioneers in direct bone conduction hearing systems […]