Hearing loss is one of the most common birth defects in America. When hearing loss is left untreated, language delay, cognitive delay, and social-emotional problems can result.

HB490  has been signed by the Governor! Thank you to everyone who supported this! 

We want Texas to be the next state to take this step!

  • 3 in 1,000 infants are born with hearing loss, and most insurance companies do not cover hearing aids for children. Hearing aids can cost as much as $6,000 per pair.
  • Children with hearing loss who receive proper amplification and habilitation services have been shown to have language skills similar to their hearing peers years later.
  • 20 states already require insurance companies to cover children's hearing aids.

Follow along in our bill's progress, and learn more about what you can do to help this cause.

Our Stories

Parents and children gathered during the 2015 legislative session and shared their touching stories of how hearing aid coverage has impacted their lives. 
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