About the Founder of Ear Community and the Microtia and Atresia Support Group on Facebook Hello Everyone, My name is Melissa Tumblin. I am not a medical doctor nor am I a psychologist, but I am a mother to a child who was born without her right ear who has a hearing loss. I am … [Read More...]
This section contains information about mixed hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and conductive hearing loss. You will find helpful resources for hearing loss, information about bone anchored auditory processors … [Read More...]
Can’t Afford a Hearing Device?
Ear Community is proud to partner with both Cochlear and Oticon Medical to help individuals with Microtia and Atresia obtain new bone conduction hearing devices when qualifying through Ear Community's application process. The processor models that are available through Ear Community are the … [Read More...]
Microtia & Atresia
What is Microtia / What is Atresia? Microtia is a congenital deformity affecting the outer ear (pinna) where the ear does not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy. A Microtia … [Read More...]