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2017 Walk 4 Hearing

  • Greenfield Park 2028 South 124th Street West Allis, WI, 53227 United States (map)

Register now to walk with us to raise awareness of hearing loss in our community and to help support critical programs and services for children and adults with hearing loss.

Fast Facts

  • 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss
  • Excessive noise exposure is the #1 cause of hearing loss and is almost completely preventable with education and access to hearing protection
  • 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children are born deaf or hard-of-hearing
  • More than 58,000 veterans are on disability for hearing loss, according to the Veterans Administration
  • For older adults, untreated hearing loss significantly increases the risk of dementia and cognitive decline
  • Each year, HEAR Wisconsin serves between 100-150 children and their families through its Langugage Access Services programs.
  • HEAR WI's direct services and outreach are provided to more than 6,000 children and adults in Wisconsin each year


Later Event: June 1
10 AM Coffee & Learn