Community Care

​We believe everyone should have access to quality ear care to enjoy the fullness life has to offer

Children's Hearing Clinic

The Ear Research Foundation provides a Children's Hearing Clinic once a month, allowing children to get their hearing screened as well as follow-up and receive an ear exam from a doctor.
Next clinic date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 5PM - 8PM
Sign up online, email or call 941.365.0367

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Help Us Hear

Our Help Us Hear Program provides hearing aids to those in financial need.  To learn more or how to apply click below.

Learn About Help Us Hear
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Hearing Screenings

We provide free hearing screenings for preschools, back-to-school events, at health fairs, civic events, and for non-profit partners serving children, adults, and seniors.

Schedule a Screening
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Support Groups

The Ear Research Foundation offers and hosts support groups for those with hearing loss, balance disorders, and other ear issues.

To learn more:
Support Groups

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Hearing Education Series

Every month we feature a webinar, open to all.  Webinar topics and speakers vary.  The Foundation offers these free webinars, supporting our mission to educate the public and support our community.

To learn more and view schedule:Hearing Education Series

Help the Ear Research Foundation 

Support our community care programs that are dedicated to our mission.  Please consider making a donation, or shopping our Amazon program lists to ensure the success and continuance of all our programs serving the community.

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Hearing Aid Donations

The Ear Research Foundation accepts ALL hearing aid donations.  We have partnered with Hearing Charities of America.

All brands, conditions are accepted, as well as hearing aid accessories.

Donations can be dropped off or mailed to:

Ear Research Foundation - Silverstein Institute
1901 Floyd Street, 2nd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34239

Please fill out a Hearing Aid Donation Form and submit with donation to ensure you receive a receipt.




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