Hear For Kids
HEAR For Kids is a program for children
0-18 years of age, in Arizona. It is managed by Lylis Olsen, a
master's prepared audiologist. HEAR for Kids ,working with
your own audiologist, provides loaner hearing aids, primarily
for children with newly identified hearing loss. Permanent hearing
aids can also be provided if the family meets financial criteria
and does not have other insurance coverage. Vouchers for audiological
evaluation or medical evaluation, to provide medical clearance
for hearing aids, are also available to families with financial
As a result of this program, 170 loaner hearing aids are presently
available to families. This program is funded by a grant from St.
Luke's Health Initiatives and private donations.
Contact your audiologist to apply for the loaner or permanent
hearing aid program. Requests for medical or audiological vouchers
are accepted from school health, Head Start staff, audiologists,
and other medical or early intervention professionals.
For information, please contact Lylis Olsen, program manager,
Hear for Kids.
Phone: (602) 690-3975
FAX: (602) 296-0425.
HEAR for Kids-Audiology Voucher Request Form - PDF file - English
HEAR for Kids-Permanent Hearing Aid Request Form - PDF file - English
HEAR for Kids-Audiology Voucher Request Form - PDF file - Spanish
HEAR for Kids-Permanent Hearing Aid Request Form - PDF file - Spanish
HEAR for Kids-Hearing Services for Arizona's Children- PDF file - English
HEAR for Kids-Loaner Hearing Aids Request Form - PDF file