Giving Children and Adults the Gift of Sound Through Hearing Aids and Services.

The Hearing and Speech Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We empower individuals with hearing and communication deficits, including those with limited financial resources, to live their lives to the fullest.

Please consider supporting our work with your tax-deductible donation.

We are proud to be supported by Axle Logistics, United Way of Blount County, and community donors.

Hearing Aid Assistance

Hearing Aid Assistance

Providing hearing aids and services to those in need since 1981.

Hearing Aid Recycling

Hearing Aid Recycling

All donated aids are considered an in-kind contribution.

Hearing Aid Research


Advancements in hearing and speech science to enhance the quality of life

Welcome to The Hearing and Speech Foundation

The Hearing and Speech Foundation in Maryville, Tenn., is committed to empowering individuals with communication deficits to live their lives to the fullest. We serve individuals of all ages who have: Hearing Loss, Auditory Processing Disorders, and Reading Difficulties Through contracted services, we provide hearing assessments, auditory processing assessments and hearing aids. Our auditory therapists provide listening therapy using strategies based on the Verbotonal Method of aural rehabilitation. Our active network of donors and volunteers allows us to offer financial assistance when needed for our services to children and adults in East Tennessee. As the premier Verbotonal training facility in North America, we join a global network of 22 countries promoting the knowledge and use of the Verbotonal System. Workshops and continuing education seminars provide training for professionals from hearing and speech sciences, as well as special and regular education teachers.

2019 East Tennessee PBS Be More Award Winner
sponsored by Home Federal Bank


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