Take Up The Task: Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, and Other Services [Español] - written for parents as part of the Parents as Leaders Training, this manual describes a variety of financial assistance options and a summary of state insurance programs in TX.
- Take Up The Task: Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, and Other Services
General Information and Financial Assistance information is provided by ODHHS.
Some options might include:
- your private health insurance
- Texas state agencies
- service organizations
- non-profit organizations
The Hearing Aid Financial Assistance includes links to foundations, service organizations, and non-profit organizations that may provide help with funding.
Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP) - provides financial assistance for assistive devices needed to access the telephone network
About Health Insurance
Understanding your own health insurance and what it covers is the first step in finding financial support or getting coverage for speech and hearing services.
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association provides information related to health insurance, including:
- types of health plans
- alternative sources for health care assistance
- additional tools