Parent, Atlanta, GA. We were fortunate enough to qualify for some grants to cover half the cost, but even paying the other half out of pocket was a struggle for us. It’s unfortunate that there has to be a price attached to helping people reach their full potential, especially with how far technology has come. Parent, Loganville, GA. Parent, Stockbridge, GA. Read more stories by clicking the photos on our Facebook page. Want to start or join an effort in your state?
Hearing aids can cost $6,000 per pair and must be replaced every 3-5 years. This is an expense of over $40K by the time a child reaches age 21. Only 16% of parents surveyed were able to secure some level of hearing aid coverage through private health insurance.. Without access to clear sound, these children fall behind drastically in terms of literacy and language development, academics, and the ability to contribute as a productive citizen. . Untreated hearing loss results in a loss of household i...