Tulsa AuD raises $25,000 for kids’ hearing

David Kirkwood
June 1, 2011

TULSA, OK–Jacque Rogers Scholl, AuD, founder of the Children’s Hearing Aid Project, has announced that CHAP’s first fundraising event, “Tulsa Hears a Who,” raised more than $25,000 for the program. CHAP, a part of Total Source for Hearing Access, provides hearing aids to families who cannot afford them and are not covered by insurance.

Scholl, who runs The Scholl Center for Communication Disorders, was inspired to start CHAP by the many patients she has encountered who suffered hearing loss because of an illness such as cancer or cystic fibrosis. Often chemotherapy and surgeries used to treat these life-threatening ailments cause hearing loss. Because of loopholes in the law, insurance companies typically won’t pay for the hearing aids for these patients. CHAP is designed to provide the hearing aids for the children.

More than 250 people attended the first annual event “Tulsa Hears a Who,” which was based on the popular Dr. Seuss book, Horton Hears a Who. Further information on the event is available from Diane White at [email protected].


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