Information | Deafness and Communication Disorders
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Who We Are
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health. NIDCD provides health information about human communication and disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. Fact sheets, brochures, reports, directories, database searches, and other resources are available for the public and health professionals. Publications are available online and through online ordering.
In addition, NIDCD established a national resource center, the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse, to help health professionals, patients, people in industry, and the public locate health information about human communication disorders.