ReSound has entered into a partnership with the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA) to offer ReSound Alera TS hearing aids to members through TPA’s Sound Solutions program.

The TPA is a non-profit organization that provides practical education and training to audiologists in ReSound Alera-TS optReSound Alera TStinnitus and sound sensitivity rehabilitation. TPA Sound Solutions is a member benefit program that provides tinnitus products at group pricing rates.

“The TPA and its Sound Solutions program is designed to provide resources to recruit and educate hearing health care professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of tinnitus and related disorders,” said Kim Herman, president, ReSound. “TPA members have access to ReSound Alera TS hearing aids at a special group price, and a portion of those proceeds is designated to help the TPA further their outreach into the medical community.”

“We chose ReSound as our preferred provider based on the flexibility of the Alera TS hearing aid to adapt to all current treatment programs for tinnitus,” said Natan Bauman, founder, TPA. “Alera TS provides varied Tinnitus Sound Generator signals and streams sound therapy directly to the hearing aid without the use of a body worn intermediary device, which is a huge benefit.”

One of the goals of the TPA is to encourage allied health professionals to seek care from hearing care professionals who have specialty skills in providing tinnitus treatment.

“Tinnitus affects 10-17% of the general population,” said Herman. “It’s a common problem and one that cannot be completely cured. By partnering with the TPA, ReSound hopes to increase public awareness of tinnitus and sound sensitivity rehabilitative services.”

See a list of TPA education events here.

SOURCE: ReSound