We believe the gift of hearing should be made available to all, not only to those who can afford it. Our mission is to educate the public on the various treatment options for hearing loss and to provide funds for hearing aids and implants for those who cannot afford them. The funds raised through the Help Us Hear Campaign are used for:
If you are in need of hearing help, apply to receive aid from the "Help Us Hear" Campaign.
The Ear Research Foundation provides care for individuals with hearing or balance disorders who are uninsured, under insured, and demonstrate significant financial need. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page or give us a call at (941) 365-0367.
The Flanzer Hearing Outreach Program began in December 2004 with a generous donation from Gloria and Louis Flanzer for the purpose of providing free hearing tests for children in Sarasota County.
The Ear Research Foundation recognizes that hearing issues present challenges during a child’s development and that vital years of learning are jeopardized if a child’s hearing loss goes undetected.
We now partner with the Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County to ensure that all Pre-K children are screened prior to entering Kindergarten. The hearing tests are provided on-site at day-care facilities, preschools, and charter schools using state of the art equipment. The Ear Research Foundation is also available to nonprofit organizations for free hearing tests.
The Ear Research Foundation partners with the SERTOMA Speech and Hearing Foundation to ensure all members of our community have access to quality ear care.
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