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Related Sites: Professional Organizations

This page lists societies that support engineers and acoustic consultants, some of whom work on noise issues.

Acoustical Society of America
An international scientific society, dedicated to increasing and diffusing the knowledge of acoustics and its practical applications.

American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 103,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. ASHA's mission is to ensure that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate more effectively.

Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss
The Association of Medical Professionals With Hearing Losses (AMPHL) provides information, promotes advocacy and mentorship, and creates a network for individuals with hearing losses interested in or working in health care fields.

Committee on Sound and Vibration
The Technical Committee on Sound and Vibration is a division of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). The Sound and Vibration Committee's mission is to "To develop, promote and disseminate information and tools that enable HVAC system engineers, contractors, manufacturers, and owners to design and implement quiet air conditioning systems."

Institute of Noise Control Engineering
The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA is a non-profit professional organization incorporated in Washington, DC. A primary purpose of the Institute is to promote engineering solutions to environmental noise problems.

National Council of Acoustical Consultants
The National Council of Acoustical Consultants works toward enhancing the effectiveness of the acoustical consulting profession for the mutual benefit of consultants and the public. Viewers may send questions to member firms, and there is a database of consultants, searchable by geographical region and specialty.

National Hearing Conservation Association
The mission of the National Hearing Conservation Association is to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society.

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